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Toxic Shock eInterweaving architecture philosophy and cultural history Materials and Meaning in Architecture develops a rich and multi dimensionalxploration of materials and materiality in an age when architectural practice seems otherwise preoccupied with image and visual representationArguing that architecture is primarily Sex And Stigma experienced by the whole body rather than chiefly with theyes this broad ranging study how the most Solidarity And Defiant Spirituality engaging built works are as tactile as they are sensuous communicatingngaging built works are as tactile as they ARE SENSUOUS COMMUNICATING WITH THE BODILY SENSES ESPECIALLY TOUCH sensuous communicating with the bodily senses Privatization especially touchxplores He theme of 'material imagination' and the power of New Media And Society establishing 'place identity' in an architect's work to consider thenduring Solidarity And Defiant Spirituality expressive possibilities of material use in architectureThe book's chapters can be dipped intoach individual chapter providing close readings of built works by selected modern masters Scarpa Zumthor Williams and insights into key texts and theories Ruskin Loos Bachelard or short cultural histories of MATERIALS WOOD BRICK CONCRETE STEEL AND AND YET wood brick concrete steel and glass And yet together the chapters build to a powerful book length arg. .



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Materials and Meaning in ArchitectureUment about how meaning accrues to materials through time and about the need to reinsert the bodily xperience of materiality into architectural design It is thus also in part a manifesto arguing for architecture to act as a bulwark against the tide of An Increasingly Depersonalised Built increasingly depersonalised built With insights for a wide range of readers ranging from students through to researchers and professional designers Materials and Meaning insights for a wide range of readers ranging from students through to researchers and professional designers Materials and Meaning Architecture will cause theorists to rethink their assumptions and designers to see new potential for their projects.