Encounters 2 - Architectural Essays

Encounters 2 - 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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“[Juhani Pallasmaa’s] style of inquiry is articulated with a sort of no-nonsense lyricism. The texts are illuminating, perspicacious, and easy to read.”  —www.architectsjournal.co.uk

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789522670205
Publisher:
Rakennustieto Publishing
Publication date:
04/28/2013
Pages:
366
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.00(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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