Porous Places: Imaginative Architectures of Embodied Experience

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dc.contributor.author Moore, Joseph
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-07T22:43:42Z
dc.date.available 2007-06-07T22:43:42Z
dc.date.issued 2007-05-31
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1794/4235
dc.description A THESIS Presented to the Department of Architecture and the Clark Honors College of the University of Oregon in partial fulfillment of the requirements for degree of Bachelor of Arts, Spring 2007. en
dc.description.abstract A contemporary understanding of embodied human thought processes leads to an awareness that experience is primarily imaginative and context-dependent. Place, as an imaginative experience, is therefore characterized as much by presence as by absence, leading to an obscurity or porosity of identity. This porosity presents an obstacle for the identity of contemporary public place, giving rise to the question: How can a public experience of place, always already porous in experience, afford shared and meaningful experience? One way, it seems, is through the imagination. en
dc.description.sponsorship Brook Muller, Dept. of Architecture. Mark Johnson, Dept. of Philosophy. Reuben Zahler, Clark Honors College. en
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dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.subject Architecture en
dc.subject Human body en
dc.title Porous Places: Imaginative Architectures of Embodied Experience en
dc.type Thesis en


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