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Catherine Swaniker
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Art to me is anything that can convey an emotion, if someone says "I love this building" that is art. Buildings make you feel emotion either the moment you see them or more often than not the moment you entre it. If a job centre does not give you a…
February 19
having taught cultural context in architecture for a decade I found that our search for knowledge of perception lies at the back of any error contained in the quotes and indeed intentions notwithstanding or contradicting the status of the writers, i…
November 22, 2010
Catherine. I'm inclined to agree with Richard Meier that Architecture is an art. When we ask the question: "What is the relationship between Art and Architecture?" The first answer must be: Architecture is an art in its own right, with a very speci…
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Is architecture art?

“Architecture is art. Architecture is the greatest pf the arts, and it encompasses thinking that the other arts don’t even deal with. Like the relationship of the work to the individual human being – the person who uses it; the person who experiences it; the person who sees it; and how that person perceives that space. You know, there’s an old adage that a sculptor can make a square wheel, and an architect has…


Posted on November 10, 2010 at 9:30pm — 3 Comments

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The Effects of Globalization on the Built Environment: An Introductory Essay

“There will never be an end for Paris and the memory of those who have lived differ the ones from the others. We always ended by going back to Paris, whoever we were, however it had changed or whatever the difficulties or the easiness to reach it could be. Paris was always worth and whatever gift you brought it, you would always receive in…


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