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The Sound Mirrors: A History of the Future of War Noises

Publié le 1 juillet, 2008 | Pas de commentaires
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The Sound Mirrors: A History of the Future of War Noises

In an effort to detect oncoming enemy aircraft by means of acoustic amplification of the propellers’ drone, Britain built a series of concrete Sound Mirrors between 1915-1935. Primitive, massive and accidentally sculptural, the Sound Mirrors represent a lost link in the transformation of modern warfare. Although now obsolete, the mysterious structures still loom over the […]