24 Sep '15, 12pm

Gigantic wooden megaphones amplify the sounds of the forest in Estonia

The installation is featured in Estonia’s Pähni Nature Centre , known for its study trails and using the forest as its “outdoor classroom.” Student Birgit Õigus designed the piece as a part of the Estonian Academy of Arts . Hannes Praks, who leads the Interior Architecture Department, says, “the three-metre diameter megaphones will operate as a ‘bandstand’ for the forest around the installation, amplifying the sounds of nature.” Related: Geometric wood forest pops up at one of Europe’s biggest music festivals Visitors can be seen lounging inside the megaphones, surely having a surreal acoustic experience. Curiosity about what it would be like to stand in the middle of the tree pieces is enough to begin looking up flights to Estonia. The pristine condition of the stained wood will likely be temporary, as the timber structures inevitably will be reabsorbed back into the fore...

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