German artist and Architect Bernhard Leitner spent the 1960s and 1970s envisioning futuristic engineered architectural spaces devised to alter sensory experience, in this case sound. via butdoesitfloat.
As Leitner states in his (type-written) diagram:
Movements of sound as tool to create and to characterize the space. The soundcube allows one to achieve this. 64 loundspeakers on each of the sides of the xxxxx soundcube. The sound is programmed to travel from loudspeaker to loudspeaker.