Located in the center of Vienna “Sonosphere” makes the event of the theater part of the city and reinvents the relationship between the actor and the audience. The building itself performs through the matter of sound, creating different sonic effects and spacial illusions through geometry and materiality.
“Sonosphere” explores how Architecture acts as a controlled soundscape and a sonic filtration system. The hybrid of an acting school, public place and various performance spaces form an urban activator with various acoustic zones, reacting to the surroundings, The fibers of the building perform like a sonic filtration system, densifying opening and growing three dimensional.
Thesis Project Ursula Trost – Studio Hani Rashid WS 2013