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Touching Architecture: Affective Atmospheres and Embodied Encounters

Author/EditorBrand, Anthony (Author)
ISBN: 9781032049007
Pub Date30/12/2022
BindingPaperback
Pages244
Dimensions (mm)246(h) * 174(w)
This book is about perception, emotion, and affect in architecture: how and why we feel the way that we do, and the ways in which our surroundings and bodies contribute to this.
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* Introduces a holistic and embodied alternative to visually-driven architecture, demonstrating that it is more capable of sustaining our physical, emotional and psychological wellbeing * Written in an accessible manner that increases interest and understanding in what is a traditionally diffuse subject area * Illustrated with almost 100 black and white images

* Introduces a holistic and embodied alternative to visually-driven architecture, demonstrating that it is more capable of sustaining our physical, emotional and psychological wellbeing * Written in an accessible manner that increases interest and understanding in what is a traditionally diffuse subject area * Illustrated with almost 100 black and white images

Anthony Richard Brand is a Lecturer in architecture history and theory at The School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Introduction: Touching Architecture 1. Towards a More-than Visual Architecture 2. Embodied Encounters 3. Haptic Visuality and (Syn)Aesthetic Perception 4. Affective Architecture 5. A Matter of Making Atmospheres (case studies) Epilogue: Scenography, Architecture and Affect

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