Sonic interventions: understanding and extending the domestic soundscape

  title={Sonic interventions: understanding and extending the domestic soundscape},
  author={Gerard Oleksik and David M. Frohlich and Lorna M. Brown and Abigail Sellen},
This paper presents a new study of the role, importance and meaning of sound in the home. Drawing on interview data and sound recordings gathered from seven households, this study offers fresh insight into the ways in which the domestic soundscape is managed and understood. The data revealed that household members engaged in a wide variety of sound management practices to monitor and control the real-time flow of sonic information throughout the home. They also showed that families were… CONTINUE READING
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