This publication is a record of the research that inspired the Audible Dwelling project. This volume contains observations on the research by Learning Site and specially commissioned essays by Katarina Bonnevier, on the design work of Eileen Gray, and Justin Stapleton, on the history of transmission line speakers. This publication also contains full details of the first use of Audible Dwelling 1.0 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. The themes covered in this publication include: the history and politics of speaking houses, the autocity as aesthetic and political landscape, the relationship of revolutions to renovation, and the gender and political opinions of furniture.
Learning Site (Rikke Luther and Cecilia Wendt) was formed in 2004. Learning Site is a platform for exchange and dialogue between people from different disciplines, practices and backgrounds who have a common interest in learning. Learning Site projects learn from, and respond to, the dynamics of local cultures, environments, resources and economies.