Spatial Intelligence : New futures for architecture / Edition 1

Spatial Intelligence : New futures for architecture / Edition 1

by Leon van Schaik, Leon Van Schaik
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470723238

ISBN-13: 9780470723234

Pub. Date: 11/03/2008

Publisher: Wiley

The book is organised into three distinct sections that in turn highlight the significance of spatial intelligence for architecture: the first section provides an overview of spatial intelligence as a human capability; the second section argues how the acknowledgement of this capability in architectural education and the profession should enable the

Overview

The book is organised into three distinct sections that in turn highlight the significance of spatial intelligence for architecture: the first section provides an overview of spatial intelligence as a human capability; the second section argues how the acknowledgement of this capability in architectural education and the profession should enable the demystification of the practice of design, forming the basis of a more democratic interface between society and practice; the final section explores exciting new opportunities for practice in the linking of real and virtual environments in the information age.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470723234
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/03/2008
Series:
Architectural Design Primer Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 008

Chapter One: The mechanics of spatial intelligence 022

Chapter Two: How spatial intelligence builds our mental space 036

Chapter Three: The disruption of the unity of time, place and architecture, and some precursors of reunification 057

Chapter Four: Intuitives: confronting spatial intelligence – tracing the use of spatial intelligence 082

Chapter Five: Pioneers of mental space – tracing the use of spatial intelligence 140

Chapter Six: New futures for architects: new roles for practitioners 164

Chapter Seven: New professionalism – new practice manifesto 182

Index 201

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