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Hallway Organ

Replace a door with organ pipes in a windy hallway
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When you open the windows on both sides of my building on a windy day, a strong, even wind can blow through. There's one door through which all the air must pass.

Make a replacement door with organ pipes through it so that any such hallway can become a musical instrument when the door is shut. The musician plugs and opens pipes using levers at the side of the door. If doors are standard, installation should be as easy as replacing the door.

Unreliable airflow or messy implementation cannot diminish the poetic symbiosis of a beautiful instrument with a sterile steel tower. One understands now that the Hallway organ could not work without the building; only later might one discover that the office could not work without the organ.

Ketchupybread, Oct 25 2009

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       Would make a change from windchimes .... [+]
8th of 7, Oct 25 2009
  

       Postal delivery could change the pitch so you know someone has popped a letter through.
Aristotle, Oct 25 2009
  

       Yes. + It would look really cool too.
blissmiss, Oct 25 2009
  

       wipes feet on mat... wow!   

       lets hear it for ketchupy.
po, Oct 25 2009
  

       How nice! The notes would never be just the same, right?
outloud, Oct 25 2009
  

       love it! +
xandram, Oct 26 2009
  
      
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