Dr Sara Adhitya | “Musical cities” | TEDxUWollongong 2013

Dr Sara Adhitya is an Urban Designer with a multidisciplinary background in environmental design, architecture, urbanism and sound design. She has collaborated with design, research and governmental organizations around the world towards improving urban liveability. Awarded a doctorate in ‘Quality of Design’, she has been developing an audio-visual approach to urban
design in collaboration with the University IUAV of Venice, the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales of Paris, and the Ircam-Centre Pompidou. Her research explores sound as an indicator of design quality and its integration in the urban design and planning process. Her aim is to improve urban liveability through the composition of more ‘musical’ cities.