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Thinking hand existential and embodied wisdom in arthitecture

By: Pallasmaa, Juhani.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: AD primers. Publisher: Chichester Wiley 2009Description: 159 p. ill. (some col.) 23 cm.ISBN: 9780470779293.Subject(s): Architecture -- Aesthetics | Architecture -- PhilosophyDDC classification: 720.1 Summary: Surveys the multiple essences of the hand, its biological evolution and its role in the shaping of culture, highlighting how the hand-tool union and eye-hand-mind fusion are essential for dexterity and how ultimately the body and the senses play a crucial role in memory and creative work.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 150) and index.

Surveys the multiple essences of the hand, its biological evolution and its role in the shaping of culture, highlighting how the hand-tool union and eye-hand-mind fusion are essential for dexterity and how ultimately the body and the senses play a crucial role in memory and creative work.

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