Thinking Hand Existential and Embodied Wisdom in Architecture

ISBN-10: 0470779292

ISBN-13: 9780470779293

Edition: 2009

Authors: Juhani Pallasmaa

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List price: $27.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 3/20/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 6.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

Introduction: Embodied Existence and Sensory Thought
The Mysterious Hand
The Multiple Essences of the Hand
What is the Hand?
Hand, Eye, Brain and Language
Hand as Symbol
Gestures of the Hand
Languages of the Hand
The Working Hand
The Hand and the Tool
The Hand of the Craftsman
Collaborative Craftsmanship
Architecture as Workmanship
Eye-Hand-Mind Fusion
Experimentation and the Art of Play
Skill and Boredom
Eye, Hand and Mind
The Drawing Hand
Drawing and the Self
Tactility of Drawing
The Computerised Hand
Primacy of Touch Hapticity of Self-image
Unconscious Touch in Artistic Experience
Embodied Thinking
Creative Fusion
The Work of Thinking The Value of Uncertainty
Resistance, Tradition and Freedom
Thinking Through the Senses
Embodied Memory and Thought
Existential Knowledge
Body, Self and Mind
The Body as Site
The World and the Self
The World and the Mind
Existential Space in Art
Emotion and Imagination
Reality of Imagination
The Gift of Imagination
Reality of Art
Art and Emotion
Artistic Experience as Exchange
Theory and Life
Theory and Making
Opposition of Theory and Making
Architecture as Image of Life
The Task of Art
Photo Credits
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