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Sensory Design [PDF / EPUB] Sensory Design What if we designed for all of our senses Suppose for a moment that sound touch and odor were treated as the euals of sight and emotion considered as important as cognition What would our built enviro What if we designed for all of our senses Suppose for a moment that sound touch and odor were treated as the euals of sight and emotion considered as important as cognition What would our built environment be like if sensory response sentiment and memory were critical design factors the euals of structure and program In Sensory Design Joy Monice Malnar and Frank Vodvarka explore the nature of our responses to spatial constructs—from various sorts of buildings to gardens and outdoor spaces to constructions of fantasy To the degree that this response can be calculated it can serve as a typology for the design of significant spaces one that would sharply contrast with the Cartesian model that dominates architecture todayIn developing this typology the authors consult the environmental sciences anthropology psychology and architectural theory as well as the spatial analysis found in literary depiction Finally they examine the opportunities that CAVE™ and other immersive virtual reality technologies present in furthering a new sensory oriented design paradigm The result is a new philosophy of design that both celebrates our sensuous occupation of the built environment and creates humane designJoy Monice Malnar AIA is associate professor of architecture at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Frank Vodvarka is associate professor of fine arts at Loyola University Chicago They are coauthors of The Interior Dimension A Theoretical Approach to Enclosed Space .


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