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The Eyes of the Skin: Architecture and the Senses by Juhani Pallasmaa

Showing of 12 reviews. The Catskill Mountains, about miles north juhank New York City, have a long tradition of fly fishing. In his second part he goes on to describe architecture as a multisensory, rather than a simply ocular experience, and talks of the subjective ways and other senses beyond the 5 known ones it is perceived.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Jul 28, Tasnim Hussam rated it it was amazing. It asks the far-reaching questionwhy, when there are five senses, has one single sense — sight— become so predominant in architectural culture and design? Why only four stars? We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Renato Vitalini lives in the small Swiss mountain town of Scuol.

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Architecture of the Senses Juhani Pallasmaa No preview available – If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? A wonderful collection of essays. This seems somewhat obvious when one reads it, and yet it is easy to see how this gets lost in ideas of visual appeal for physical spaces.

Open Preview See a Problem? Book ratings by Goodreads. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The second examines the role of the other senses in authentic architectural experiences, and points the way towards a multi-sensory architecture which facilitates a sense of belonging and integration.

A space can look beautiful in picture but that is not enough to make it nice to live in. Dec 20, Brian Sullivan rated it it was amazing.

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Most significantly, there is attention to memory, passion a A beautiful book and inspirational. The significance of architecture is found in the distance between it and function” I think Ando will be a better author to this book. Transitions from some ocular centric critiques to discussing space and feeling.

The Eyes of the Skin : Architecture and the Senses

In Egyptian temples we encounter the silence that surrounded the pharaohs, in the silence of the Gothic cathedral we are reminded of the last dying. Trivia About The Eyes of the S In Praise of Shadows. Please try again later. For so long the art of story was the huhani of community.

Rather, it means that it’s something that should jab and prod, like a good creative essay. He has also held visiting professorships at several universities worldwide.

Structures, though built, seem to tear at their surroundings, destroying context, insisting on shallow recognition of presence above all else. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. May 30, Pascal rated it it was amazing. A book to be savored over the long term. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.


Architecture presents the drama of construction silenced into matter, space and light. He has held academic positions and worked in design practices in both Finland and the United States, and has written and lectured extensively on Finnish and Nordic architecture.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Quite good, I will need to make this book a priority again, as it makes a link clear for me in my own work First published inThe Eyes of the Skin has become aclassic of architectural theory. Ha escrito textos como Questions of perception: Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. One of these items ships sooner than the other.

Many contemporary buildings are designed from the point of view of how they will look on a printed page, pzllasmaa how they will feel when you walk in. One person found this helpful. Oct 25, Nana rated it really liked it. He writes with care and passion about our built environment, and it sticks enough that you wind up contemplating the ramifications of his ideas as wander through the spaces of your day-to-day juhanii.

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