Rebel Shop Geek Store

Subscribe

A Picture Paints a Thousand Words: Literally!
A Picture Paints a Thousand Words: Literally!

KICKSTARTER
J.A.E.S.A: Next Generation Artificial Intelligence
J.A.E.S.A - Next Generation Artificial Intelligence
KICKSTARTER
Looksery: Real-Time Face Transformation Filters
Looksery App
KICKSTARTER
Leaf Mount: Collapsible Stand For iPads, Samsungs, Kindle+
Leaf Mount
KICKSTARTER
ANTVR: All-In-One Universal Virtual Reality Kit
ANT Virtual Reality
DESIGN | 3 Years Ago By Diana Adams

Gutters & Drains That Play Music When It Rains

Kunsthofpassage Funnel Wall Dresden Germany

Since I’m on the Internet pretty much all day every day, sometimes I think I’ve seen it all. Many times people will send me tweets and ask where I find the stuff I write about, and I don’t even know how to answer that question. When you spend as much time online as Richard and I do, finding wild, wacky and wonderful things to write isn’t very hard. The world is a fascinating place, and our job never gets old.

In this article I would like to share something with you that isn’t new. It’s been working its way around the Internet for many years, but I just found out about it today. I’ve never been to Germany, and this is yet another reason why I want to go. I want to see this building in person.

This is called the Kunsthofpassage Funnel Wall, and it’s located in Dresden, Germany. I was instantly inspired when I saw how beautiful it looks, and then I learned that the drain pipes and gutter system that you see attached to the outside of the building play music when it rains. The way they were designed even makes them look like musical instruments. Apparently this is in Dresden’s student district. It’s beautiful and inspiring. I wanna go see it soooo bad. Anyone want to come with me?



Germany Rain Spout Gutters Music

Germany Rain Spout Gutter Music

This building below is apparently right across the street from the Funnel Wall. I bet there is a good story behind this one too! I wish I know more about it. What a fun neighborhood!
Dresden Germany Student District Architecture

Via: [Atlas Obscura]

Author Avatar Image Representation

Author: Diana Adams

Diana has a passion for blogging and has written over 4,000 blog posts. You can usually find Diana working in her home office in Atlanta or sitting in the corner of a downtown Starbucks somewhere with her mobile devices in one hand and a Grande Caramel Macchiato in the other. She loves Star Wars, hot chicken wings, and nice people.

One Comment

Simona

November 6th, 2013

It doesn’t play music at all – a complete waste of tome.

[Reply]

Leave A Comment

You Might Also Like...
Bit Rebels
6 Insider Secrets To Creating Contagious Content [Infographic]
6 Insider Secrets To Creating Contagious Content [Infographic]
SHARES
661
Docomo Unveils Heads Up Display That Turns Anything Into A Tablet
Docomo Unveils Heads Up Display That Turns Anything Into A Tablet
SHARES
257
Artsy Architectural Apartment Floor Plans From TV Shows [9 Pics]
Artsy Architectural Apartment Floor Plans From TV Shows [9 Pics]
SHARES
240
New Skateboard Concept Uses 8 Wheels To Take On Stairs
New Skateboard Concept Uses 8 Wheels To Take On Stairs
SHARES
259
5 Most Successful Internet Entrepreneurs Of 2012 [Infographic]
5 Most Successful Internet Entrepreneurs Of 2012 [Infographic]
SHARES
264
 
css.php