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The Embodied image : imagination and imaginery in architecture

Author: Juhani Pallasmaa
Publisher: Chichester : John Wiley and Sons, 2011.
Series: AD primers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Architecture is usually analyzed and taught as a discipline that articulates space and geometry, but the mental impact of architecture arises significantly from its image.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juhani Pallasmaa
ISBN: 9780470711903 0470711906 9780470711910 0470711914
OCLC Number: 804804935
Notes: Índex.
Description: 151 p. : il. color ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements. Introduction. 1 Image in contemporary culture. Hegemony of the image. The demise of imagination. Image production and the feasibility of architecture. Architecture and the spectacle. Images of control and emancipation. The sense of the real. 2 Language, thought and image. Image and language. The philosophical image. The meanings of image and imagination. The nature of imagination. 3 The many faces of the image. The lived and embodied image. Images of matter. The multi-sensory image. The image as a condensation. The archetypal image in architecture. Architecture as mandala. The reality and unreality of the artistic image. The unconscious image. The metaphor. Image, affect and empathy. The collaged image. Images of incompleteness and destruction. Images of time. Illusionary image. The iconic image. The epic image. Poetic images as worlds. 4 The anatomy of the poetic image. The dual existence of the poetic image. Ontological difference. Significance of origins. The lived metaphor. Thinking through art. Historicity of the mind and poetic time. Unity of the arts: art and life. Aestheticisation and beauty. 5 The architectural image. Architecture and the world. Architecture as metaphor. Architecture as an organising image. Architecture as a verb. The house and the body. Historicity of architectural images. Primal architectural images and archetypes. The imagery of the window and the door. Dilution of images. The fragile image. Newness and tradition. Selected bibliography. Alphabetical index. Image credits.
Series Title: AD primers.
Other Titles: Imagination and imaginery in architecture
Responsibility: Juhani Pallasmaa.

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