Turner, Phil, McGregor, Iain, Turner, Susan and Carroll, Fiona (2003) Evaluating soundscapes as a means of creating a sense of place. In: International Conference on Auditory Display, ICAD 2003, 6th-9th July 2003, Boston University, Mass., USA.
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We report an empirical study into the creation of, and
response to, a soundscape of a computer centre. We contrast
the use of presence questionnaires, as means of assessing the sense of being-there, against a more phenomenological
approach. We conclude that we have been able to create a
strong sense of place but uncovered a number of experimental / procedural issues.
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