Encounters 1 - Architectural Essays

Encounters 1 - Architectural Essays

by Juhani Pallasmaa
     
 

The essays included in this book examine the various themes of architecture. Through explorations of anthropology, psychology, sociology, philosophy, technology, and nature, the essays, lectures, and articles provide a comprehensive and detailed study of architecture as it relates to contemporary culture.

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The essays included in this book examine the various themes of architecture. Through explorations of anthropology, psychology, sociology, philosophy, technology, and nature, the essays, lectures, and articles provide a comprehensive and detailed study of architecture as it relates to contemporary culture.

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“This is a provocative, accessible, and unpretentious book that will appeal to cinaphile and theory-buff alike, proving moreover, an alternative vision of the movie (re)viewing experience.”  —Katrina Schwarz, Monument Magazine on The Architecture of Image–Existential Space in Cinema

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789522670229
Publisher:
Rakennustieto Publishing
Publication date:
04/28/2013
Edition description:
Second Edition, Second edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.50(d)

Meet the Author

Juhani Uolevi Pallasmaa is a Finnish architect and a visiting professor at Washington University in St. Louis and at the University of Illinois–Urbana Champaign. He is the author of Archipelago–Essays on Architecture, The Architecture of Image–Existential Space in Cinema, Encounters–Architectural Essays, and The Eyes of the Skin–Architecture and the Senses. He lives in Helsinki, Finland.

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