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A history of thresholds : life, death & rebirth : a visual narrative

Author: Oliver Waine; Beth McMillan Lownds; Sensual City Studio,
Publisher: Berlin : Jovis, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The threshold has always been a central architectural element. Like a visual symbol of a boundary or a transition, thresholds divide spaces, but are also a connecting element, opening up ways through and across, which have a subtle influence on one's own perception of space. It is only in recent decades that thresholds have lost significance as part of our everyday experience with architecture. What remains is a  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Waine; Beth McMillan Lownds; Sensual City Studio,
ISBN: 9783868595208 3868595201
OCLC Number: 1046670403
Description: 181 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), plans ; 21 cm
Other Titles: History of thresholds :
Responsibility: by Sensual City Studio ; translations: Oliver Waine, Beth McMillan Lownds.

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A call for the concept of Thresholds to be reconsidered in modern architecture.  Read more...

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If you're receptive to philosophical inquiries into architecture narrated primarily photographically, you'll find this small volume captivating.--Norman Weinstein "ArchNewsNow "

 
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