Saturday, May 5, 2012

This House In Germany Makes Music When It Rains...

Every time it starts to rain,
this colourful Kunsthofpassage Funnel Wall in Germany's Dresden town turns into a charming musical attraction.
It's called the Court of Water and was designed by Heike Botcher in 1999.
Featuring a fascinating array of funnels and tubes, it creates music whenever the rain comes pouring down.
This playful marriage of art and architecture has made this quaint corner of Dresden a must see destination.
Especially in the rain...

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  1. Wow, that is so cool!
    Thank you for sharing this has really made my day xxx

  2. Replies
    1. Is it possible to find a sound track on the web... I wonder?

  3. Hi Keith,
    I never heard and read about that remarkable house.
    One day I have to go to Dresden in the rain.

    1. I thought you'd know it Erika.
      Do let me know when you've been there and seen it...

  4. thanks for sharing this! I can't believe some of the stuff you run across.

    the rat

  5. Keith, Dresden is not in our neighbourhood - actually at the opposite end of the country.
    We live in the high Northwest while Dresden is situated in the South East of Germany in about 500 km distance of our home. And that is not our favourite direction to travel.
    We prefer the North or the South.
    I’ll tell you once we visited Dresden in the rain.

  6. Postscript:
    I found the sound of water (not really musical):

    And you don’t have to wait for rain. Every half hour water is poured down the storefront.

    1. It's a shame when the facts get in the way of a good story...