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Exploratorium at the Piers
A New Perspective on Construction (Clip)
Date: October 17, 2011
Running Time: 00:01:44

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Check out the construction at piers 15 and 17 from a different vantage point. This past August we recorded video of the Exploratorium's new home from a boat about 100 yards off the back of the piers. Using a hydrophone we were able to pick up the sounds of underwater marine life as well as the din of construction above the water. Audio gathered from construction locations on site was mixed with the sound of an outdoor exhibit at the Exploratorium's current home at the Palace of Fine Arts, providing a unique view of the ongoing construction.
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