Portsmouth university and school join up to turn underpass into a sound garden

Pupils from Priory School, in Southsea, helped a team from the University of Portsmouth put the huge wooden structure together in the underpass at the junction of Victoria Road North and Holbrook Road, Somers Town.

Monday, 3rd July 2017, 5:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 12:10 pm
Priory School pupils Scarlet Jones, 12, Hermione Troke, 12, Tylor Gaffney 13 and Hollie Eeles, also 13, at the underpass Sound Garden they helped to build. Picture by Habibur Rahman (170630).

It was the idea of architect Guido Robazzo, who led the two teams on the project. Together they built a wooden frame full of musical instruments

made from recycled material.

The installation plays sounds as people walk around it and interact with it.

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Architect Guido Robazza, in the Sound Garden he designed. Picture by Habibur Rahman (170630)

The structure will be in place for six months and was jointly funded by Portsmouth City Council and the university.

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Priory music teacher Dan Barrow tests out the Sound Garden. Picture by Habibur Rahman (170630)
Jack Bartlett, 13, makes some musical notes in the Sound Garden. Picture by Habibur Rahman (170630).
Architect Guido Robazza, in the Sound Garden he designed. Picture by Habibur Rahman (170630)
Priory music teacher Dan Barrow tests out the Sound Garden. Picture by Habibur Rahman (170630)
Jack Bartlett, 13, makes some musical notes in the Sound Garden. Picture by Habibur Rahman (170630).