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I was focused on the functional and engineering part of Architecture that I totally forgot the more philosophical and social duty attached to a building, be it a house, a hospital, or a museum.

Experiencing Architecture

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There is much contrasting of the “civilized” people of I did enjoy this little volume, and will be content to have it sit among the other books on architecture on my shelves, but almost more for the crisp yet creamy black-and-white photos of walnut chairs, teacups, bricksfor the silken sheen of the paper they have been printed on, and for the lovely library smell of the book, than for the text itself, which in a number of ways has not stood the test of time as well as one might have wished.

But this is a rare exception. Aug 24, Elizabeth rated it really liked it.

It gets a bit dense at times, but is worth it. Your rating has been recorded. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: There are coffee stains inside experiencimg the front cover, parts of the book are bent and some of the pages are tattered.


Experiencing architecture

Apr 07, Senna rated it really liked it Shelves: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format. Son zamanlarda populer bilim konulari cok iyi kaleme aliniyor, tabii bu kitap eski oldugu icin o anlatimi bulamadim. But as the plane descends from the great heights there will be one moment when the buildings change character completely. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

Copyright applies for any and all commercial use and requires written permission from the editor. Amazing introduction to architecture. Amant rated it it was amazing. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. We must strive to advance by arousing interest in and understanding of the work the architect does.

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Instead, you get pages of blather. Write a review Rate this item: I took Deaf Studies: Yeah, it was a shame. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. From teacups, riding boots, golf balls, and underwater sculpture to the villas of Palladio and the fish-feeding pavilion of the Peking Winter Palace, the author ranges over the less-familiar byways of designing excellence. The individual was in fruitful contact with these things; the anonymous houses were built with a natural feeling for place, materials and use and the result was a remarkably suitable comeliness.

Trivia About Experiencing Arch The basis of competent professionalism is a sympathetic and knowledgeable group of amateurs, of non-professional art lovers. Rasmussen, however, stands atop the heap. steeh

Please enter the message. Read more Read less. Oct 22, G rated it liked it. Jan 09, Stormy rated it really liked it. Experiencing Architecture reminds us of what good architectural design has accomplished over time, what it can accomplish still, and why it is worth pursuing. Teacher’s concepts and the book guided our ideas to remodel early ‘s houses on row at Gally University.


A classic examination of superb design through the centuries. Aug 24, Aimilia rated it it was amazing. Natomiast w Japonii wszystko jest w ruchu. They simply check off one of the starred numbers in their guide-books and hasten on to the next one. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. But I’m not disappointed enough to go through the trouble of sending it back for a replacement. I have read about two dozen books on architecture; this is the most helpful by far.

It was apparently a kind of football but they also utilized the wall in the game, as in squash — a curved wall, which they played against with great virtuosity.

Throughout the modernistic era, Rasmussen managed to feel, with the help of cinema,art,etc, the totality of architecture, further from mere measurements and numbers.

Read this in design school at NCSU many moons ago. The floor, he says, like the art we walk on should give an impression of gravity.