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Il significato incarnato dell’architettura

  • Mark L. Johnson

Reflects on the nature of human meaning making through architecture. Meaning mak-ing is understood to be situated, relational, qualitative, dynamic and enacted. To appre-ciate the significance of architecture we need to understand how meaning is structured through the body. Some image-body schemas include containment, verticality, balance, forces and motion. Architecture’s moral imperative is to creatively transform the condi-tions of human habitation and interaction.

  • Keywords:
  • Meaning making,
  • ecological logic,
  • body schemas,
  • philosophy in the flesh,
  • enactive rela-tion,
  • image-schematic,
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Mark L. Johnson

University of Oregon, United States

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Chapter Information

Chapter Title

Il significato incarnato dell’architettura

Authors

Mark L. Johnson

Language

Italian

DOI

10.36253/978-88-5518-286-7.04

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Publication Year

2021

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Book Title

La mente in architettura

Book Subtitle

Neuroscienze, incarnazione e il futuro del design

Editors

Sarah Robinson, Juhani Pallasmaa, Matteo Zambelli

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Number of Pages

240

Publication Year

2021

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© 2021 Firenze University Press

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Firenze University Press

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10.36253/978-88-5518-286-7

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978-88-5518-285-0

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Ricerche. Architettura, Pianificazione, Paesaggio, Design

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2975-0342

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2975-0350

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