Field Studies: Mitcham Shopping Centre underground car park

Underground car parks are richly detailed sonic environments. These large reverberant spaces magnify, diminish and transform the various sounds existing with the space: rumbling of car engines, clattering shopping trollies, footsteps, electronic doors, ventilation systems, etc. Over a given duration too, this environment can be perceived as having a natural order about it – with unique voices, rhythms and sequences; much like that of a natural environment.

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