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Can you hear the call of nature?

"If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?", so goes a famous philosophical poser.

But with this king-size wooden loudspeaker in a forest near Pahni village, southern Estonia, that question becomes a moot point.

The large-scale acoustic installation built by interior architecture students amplifies the sounds of the woods.

The loudspeaker is so sturdy that it can easily accommodate two of the students.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 28, 2015, with the headline 'Can you hear the call of nature?'. Print Edition | Subscribe