With these declarative words, Finnish architect, educator and critic Juhani Pallasmaa resounds the call of his volume, Encounters. syyskuu Encounters 1 considers “the task of architecture”. “Architecture frames human existential experience and provides a horizon of understanding. Extraordinary collection of essays by Juhani Pallasmaa. Encounters 1 & 2 cover Pallasmaa’s prolific international career in architecture theory.

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Encounters: Architectural Essays

For me, the current course of Western culture—towards a surreal cult of materialism encounterz consumption, temporary fashion and image—poses another moral imperative.

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Pallasmaa is the author and editor of numerous books, including Encounters: Open Preview See a Problem? Subjects Architecture — Aesthetics. This single location in Queensland: Queensland University of Technology.

Tony rated it really liked it Dec 12, Encounters binds together a highly selective collection of essays, lectures, and articles in an edited, thematically comprehensive format. The essays included in Encounters range from considerations of identity and intention to technology and nature, from standardized systems of construction to phenomenological approaches to architecture.


Encounters 1 considers “the task of architecture”

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