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Why architecture matters

Author: Paul Goldberger
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Goldberger
ISBN: 9780300144307 030014430X
OCLC Number: 760976908
Notes: Includes index
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
Description: xvii, 272 s. : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. Meaning, culture, and symbol --
2. Challenge and comfort --
3. Architecture as object --
4. Architecture as space --
5. Architecture and memory --
6. Buildings and time --
7. Buildings and the making of place --
Glossary --
A note on bibliography --
Acknowledgments --
Illustration credits --
Responsibility: Paul Goldberger


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