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Why architecture matters

Author: Paul Goldberger
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2009.
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Deals with how things feel to us when we stand before them, with how architecture affects us emotionally as well as intellectually, and with its impact on our lives. This book raises our awareness of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Goldberger, Paul.
Why architecture matters.
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2009
(DLC) 2009011071
(OCoLC)316233485
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Goldberger
ISBN: 9780300155778 0300155778 030014430X 9780300144307 1282353489 9781282353480
OCLC Number: 587630788
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 272 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
Ch. 1. Meaning, culture, and symbol --
Ch. 2. Challenge and comfort --
Ch. 3. Architecture as object --
Ch. 4. Architecture as space --
Ch. 5. Architecture and memory --
Ch. 6. Buildings and time --
Ch. 7. Buildings and the making of place --
Glossary --
A note on bibliography --
Acknowledgments --
Illustration credits --
Index.
Responsibility: Paul Goldberger.

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