- By Simon Unwin

Doorway

  • Title: Doorway
  • Author: Simon Unwin
  • ISBN: 9780415458818
  • Page: 192
  • Format: Paperback
  • Doorway Though we may take them for granted doorways impinge on our lives in many ways Their powers are even richer and varied than those of the wall They can change the ways we behave and alter how we see

    Though we may take them for granted, doorways impinge on our lives in many ways Their powers are even richer and varied than those of the wall They can change the ways we behave, and alter how we see our surroundings They challenge us and protect our territories They punctuate our experiences as we move from place to place They set the geometry and measure of ourThough we may take them for granted, doorways impinge on our lives in many ways Their powers are even richer and varied than those of the wall They can change the ways we behave, and alter how we see our surroundings They challenge us and protect our territories They punctuate our experiences as we move from place to place They set the geometry and measure of our relationship with space They frame the in between and stand as crystalisations of the moment With its many dimensions, the doorway is an essential component of what might be called the common language of architecture.Illustrated with numerous drawings and photographs, Doorway is a stimulus to thinking about what can be done with architecture The notebook style offers an example to student architects of how they might keep their own architecture notebooks, collecting ideas, sorting strategies, generally expanding their understanding of the potential of architecture to modify the world in practical, philosophical and poetic ways.

    1 thought on “Doorway

    1. a must read.e book just carries u away with it architecture theory could get boring but not this one its a book u would not want to keep it down the book revolves around the story of the doorwaywe pass through the door every single day,not realizing how much that little frame holds within itSimon Unwin unfolds so many aspects of this one element whose existence could create a space and its absence is capable of even killing the same.e rest needs to be analysed after you have read this volume

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