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The architect's brain : neuroscience, creativity, and architecture

Author: Harry Francis Mallgrave
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This richly detailed study explores the issue of how architects view the phenomenal world. Mallgrave sketches various moments of architectural thought as a cognitive manifestation of philosophical,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Francis Mallgrave
ISBN: 9781405195850 1405195851 9780470658253 0470658258 9781444317282 1444317288 9781444317275 144431727X 9781118078679 1118078675
OCLC Number: 741196300
Description: viii, 273 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part I. Historical essays : The humanist brain: Alberti, Vitruvius, and Leonardo --
The enlightened brain: Perrault, Laugier, and Le Roy --
The sensational brain: Burke, Price, and Knight --
The transcendental brain: Kant and Schopenhauer --
The animate brain: Schinkel, Bötticher, and Semper --
The empathetic brain: Vischer, Wölfflin, and Göller --
The gestalt brain: the dynamics of the sensory field --
The neurological brain: Hayek, Hebb, and Neutra --
The phenomenal brain: Merleau-Ponty, Rasmussen, and Pallasmaa --
Part II. Neuroscience and architecture : Anatomy: architecture of the brain --
Ambiguity: architecture of vision --
Metaphor: architecture of embodiment --
Hapticity: architecture of the senses --
Epilogue : The architect's brain.
Other Titles: Neuroscience, creativity, and architecture
Responsibility: Harry Francis Mallgrave.

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