Chambers for A Memory Palace

Chambers for A Memory Palace

by Donlyn Lyndon, Charles W. Moore
     
 

This ode to the spirit of place consists of an exchange of letters in which one author recalls and the other responds to the elements considered essential to the art of successful place-making. Each of the book's chapters forms a chamber, and each chamber is inscribed with the authors' personal observations.See more details below

Overview

This ode to the spirit of place consists of an exchange of letters in which one author recalls and the other responds to the elements considered essential to the art of successful place-making. Each of the book's chapters forms a chamber, and each chamber is inscribed with the authors' personal observations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262621052
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
02/28/1996
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
925,443
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1Axes that Reach / Paths that Wander2
2Orchards that Measure / Phasters that Temper28
3Platforms that Separate / Slopes that Join / Stairs that Climb and Pause50
4Borders that Control / Walls that Layer / Pockets that Offer Choice and Change78
5Openings that Frame / Portals that Bespeak98
6Roofs that Encompass / Canopies that Center122
7Markers that Command / Allies that Inhabit148
8Light that Plays / Shadow that Haunts / Shade that Lulls176
9Rooms that Define / Space that Leaks Up Into the Light192
10Types that Recur / Order that Comes and Goes214
11Shapes that Remind / Ornament that Transmits, Transforms, and Encodes230
12Gardens that Civilize252
13Water that Pools and Connects264
14Images that Motivate282
Postscript: The Castillo de Gargonza296
Index311

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