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A set of bizarre concrete sound amplifiers dating from the interwar years are to benefit from a new lease of life. Artist Lise Autogena, working with engineer b consultants, has received a £10,000 grant from the RSA as part of its Art for Architecture programme. The structures, part of a military experiment with acoustic technology, form a striking sculptural presence along the Kent coast. Two new structures will be built on opposite sides of the Channel, in Folkestone and Boulogne, ...

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