Poetics of Design Beyond Intelligences: The Meaning of Embodied Aesthetics and Simulation of Mood in Performative Design and Architecture

Poetics and More in Performative Architecture: Towards a Neuroscience of Dynamic Experience and Design

Authored by: Michael A. Arbib

The Routledge Companion to Paradigms of Performativity in Design and Architecture

Print publication date:  December  2019
Online publication date:  December  2019

Print ISBN: 9780367076191
eBook ISBN: 9780429021640
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Performative architecture considers the poetics of form as the essence of the space as a web of intertwined actions, events, and effects on users, by using Le Corbusier’s dictum that “a house is a machine for living in” as a springboard for the analysis.

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