Raw: Architectural Engagements with Nature

Raw: Architectural Engagements with Nature

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ISBN-13: 9781472421029
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 10/28/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 13 MB
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About the Author

Solveig Bøe is associate professor of philosophy at the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Her research interests include metaphysics, philosophy of nature, aesthetics and art. She has published a number of articles, mainly within history of philosophy and metaphysics, and participates regularly on a national radio program on jazz and philosophy. Hege Charlotte Faber is senior research librarian at NTNU University Library, NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Her research interests include aesthetics, contemporary art and history of art. She is currently working on a monograph about the Norwegian artist Jon Arne Mogstad. Brit Strandhagen is associate professor of philosophy at the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Her research interests include aesthetics and philosophy of art, aesthetics and ethics, environmental aesthetics and history of philosophy. She has published on Kant’s aesthetics and also on other topics, mainly within aesthetics.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction, Solveig Bøe, Hege Charlotte Faber and Brit Strandhagen; Sand. Water. Wind, Jan Brockmann; Ruskin, rocks and water, Andrew Ballantyne; Building and belonging: John Ruskin on the art and nature of architecture, Dag T. Andersson; A visual journey into environmental aesthetics, Birgit Cold; The illumination of time in space: experience of nature in Vejleå church, Svein Aage Christoffersen; Nature in sacred buildings, Margunn Sandal; The making of atmosphere in architecture, Eivind Kasa; Natural wine and aesthetics, Ole Martin Skilleås and Douglas Burnham; Nature per fumum: perfumes, environments and materiality, Solveig Bøe; Impressions of nature in Rautavaara's music, Reidar Bakke; The raw, the hidden and the sublime: four artworks and one bridge, Hege Charlotte Faber; The raw within: tracing the raw in human life through bricks, Roy Andersson’s You, The Living and Ernst Barlach’s Beggar on Crutches, Sigurd Bergmann; ‘Lifelining’ landscapes: aesthetic encounters with nature, Brit Strandhagen; Aesthetic values and ecological facts: a conflict, a compromise, or what?, Arto Haapala; RAW contained, Alex Booker; Index.


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