1,600 planes can make a lot of noise. #CreativeSummer15

By September 12, 2015 No Comments

While the low lying area where Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport sits is perfect for landing planes, it also acts as a giant megaphone, amplifying the roar of the engines.

As you can imagine the people of Amsterdam weren’t thrilled about this… so they designed beautiful maze-like landscapes around the airport that would cut the decibel level in half! Not to mention giving those flying into Amsterdam something interesting to look at!





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Picture courtesy of Smithsonian.com



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