Architecture as Experience
Radical Change in Spatial Practice
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Architecture as Experience by Dana Arnold
Book DescriptionArchitecture as Experience investigates the perception and appropriation of places across intervals of time and culture. The particular concern of the volume is to bring together fresh empirical research and animate it through contact with theoretical sophistication, without overwhelming the material. The chapters establish the continuity of a particular physical object and show it in at least two alternative historical perspectives, in which recognisable features are shown in different lights. The results are often surprising, inverting the common idea of a historic place as having an enduring meaning. This book shows the insight that can be gained from learning about earlier constructions of meaning which have been derived from the same buildings that stand before us today.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415301589
(234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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What happens when contemporary cultural theory is applied to historical images? In this book, the author explores the creative possibilities of revisiting representations of architecture armed with contemporary theoretical models.
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