What does London sound like?

Exploring the┬ásonic landscape of cities is gaining popularity in urban studies. Daniele Quercia in Cambridge has been tracking how London and Barcelona’s inhabitants make up the sounds that characterize their cities.

When you move through London — and Barcelona, if you go — take the time to think about how the city sounds different from Ithaca, Philadelphia or Providence. Record the sounds, and send them my way. We’ll make our own study abroad sound map!