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Listening Vessels.

Listening Vessels: Throw Your Voice

Field review by the editors.

Houston, Texas

Anyone who sits in front of this outdoor, specially designed concave limestone sculpture can speak in a soft voice -- and be heard by someone in an identical outdoor parabolic bowl 70 feet away. "Listening Vessels" is 1987 art by Douglas Hollis, who calls them "passive found structures."

Hollis also built the Sound Garden in Seattle.

Listening Vessels: Throw Your Voice

1500 McKinney St., Houston, TX
Near Lamar St and Avenidas de Las Americas. Discovery Green, Wortham Foundation Gardens section.
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