With these declarative words, Finnish architect, educator and critic Juhani Pallasmaa resounds the call of his volume, Encounters. syyskuu Encounters 1 considers “the task of architecture”. “Architecture frames human existential experience and provides a horizon of understanding. Extraordinary collection of essays by Juhani Pallasmaa. Encounters 1 & 2 cover Pallasmaa’s prolific international career in architecture theory.
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With references to anthropology, psychology, sociology and philosophy alongside images drawn from literature, theatre, music and the visual arts, Pallasmaa delineates an architectural landscape of active, deep, humanistic cultural engagement.
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Numkang rated it really liked it Aug 15, Stefania Rosa added it Paplasmaa 05, Cat Ingrams rated it really liked it Jan 28, Encounters binds together a highly selective collection of essays, lectures, and articles in an edited, thematically comprehensive format. Sincehe has served on the jury for the Pritzker Prize for Architecture.
Anastasia marked it as to-read Mar 10, Dionysus marked it as to-read Apr 04, This single location in Australian Capital Territory: With references to anthropology, psychology, sociology and philosophy alongside images drawn from literature, theatre, music and the visual arts, Pallasmaa delineates an arc The essays included in Encounters range from considerations of identity and intention to technology and nature, from standardized systems of construction to phenomenological approaches to architecture.
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Siraj Ahamed rated it really liked it Nov 07, Louise Meier marked it as to-read Feb 27, These 4 locations in Victoria: Niki rated it it was amazing May 15, Meghan marked it as to-read May 09, An equally careful selection of images accompanies the essays. The task of the artist and architect is to resist these forces, to prevent the erosion of value and meaning. Matthew rated it liked it Sep 03, Important essays, with previously limited availability The Geometry of Feeling, and Hapticity and Time, for example are included, as are lesser known articles addressing specific architectural works, the figures of Encountrrs Blomstedt and Alvar Aalto and the consequences of a contemporary culture obsessed with materialism and consumption.
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