The Architecture of Image – Existential Space in Cinema by Juhani Pallasmaa, , available at Book Depository with free delivery. The Architecture of Image has 47 ratings and 0 reviews. This book explores the shared experiential ground of cinema, art, and architecture. Pallasmaa car. This book explores the shared experiential ground of cinema, art, and architecture. Pallasmaa carefully examines how the classic directors Alfred Hitchcock.

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Return to Book Page. Here his argument, and i must say a very well stated one, is that the dominance of the visual sense in architecture, leads to an impoverished architecture adchitecture overly caters to the visual sense but not to the other senses such as touch, feeling protected and sense of control.

Refresh and try again. Its arguments follow very much along the lines of “Eyes of the skin” and “The thinking hand” in that we are loosing a sense of engagement with the world when we focus on one sensorial modality only.

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Topi Timonen rated it really liked it Sep 08, Pahvikotelo rated it it was amazing May 24, There are two books that take the subject even a little further by comparing real architectural space with narrated filmic space.

Abhijit Roy rated it it was amazing Sep 12, Trivia About The Embodied Imag Imagination and Imagery in Architecture by Juhani Pallasmaa. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


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The Embodied Image: Imagination and Imagery in Architecture

If there is not at least 3 chapters on Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, I would throw the book right in the dust bin for missing the point.

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Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of The Architecture of Image: Looking for beautiful books? Sideofwisdom Thursday, April 10, 5: Pallasmaa suggests that the architectural imagery of poets, painters and film directors could re-sensitise architects to the inherent poetics of architecture.

Did this mean imagd end to narrative?

Pallasmaa doesn’t just plainly boringly analyse the set design like so many others have done already but rather the architecture of the image itself and how directors use it to convey emotions and provoke feelings. Lists with This Book. No trivia or quizzes yet. Books by Juhani Pallasmaa. Grace Oc rated it liked it Jul 21, Very much along the lines of Bachelard. Victor Tuesday, April 08, 2: Dena Eaton rated it really liked it Sep 25, ths Want to Read saving….


Josie Foster rated it really liked it Apr 23, The author dedicates one essay to one chosen film of each of the aforementioned directors Freyja Clarke rated it it was amazing Jul 21, juani In a world of simulacra, simulation and virtuality, the ethical task of architects and artists? So what was a role for contemporary architecture? I’m certain that the i,age has changed the way we see things, I’d like to know how she tries to develop her thesis Yong Wei rated it it was amazing Sep 16, So an image could be a poem, a song, a painting, a text.

Architecture used to be a narrative. Ted Landrum rated it it was amazing Jan 16, We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Caleb Melchior rated it really liked it Aug 26, So I was pleasantly surprised to see this spot-on recommendation land in my inbox: Middlethought rated it it was amazing Aug 05, Artistic images have a life and reality of their own andthey develop through unexpected associations rather than rationaland causal logic.

Trivia About The Architecture Refresh and try again. That’s one of the best books on the subject architecture and film I’ve read so far.