The Silent Library
John Cages 17 minute Fontana Mix (1958) is a sound clip capturing the silence and unlikely sound, leaving it to chance. Sounds such as the city, country, crickets, singing are taken and compiled together.
Cedric Price’s collaboration between architecture and machines led him to create a “fun palace”(Figure.1). A theatre was created which not only allowed leisure time but also interaction between machines. He used elements such as escalators and tunnels which was a point of access to parts of the “palace”.