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School of Architecture Book of the Semester Fall 2022

This event guide is to provide supplemental information about Barbara Wilson’s book Resilience for all: striving for equity through community-driven design. This book was selected as the Book of the Semester Spring 2022.

School of Architecture Book of the Semester Spring 2022

The School of Architecture continues the Book of the Semester with Juhani Pallasmaa’s book The Eyes of the Skin: Architecture and the Senses for Fall 2022. 

Juhani Pasllasmaa is a Finnish Architect well-known for his writings on architectural theory and the artsThe Eyes of the Skin, is an infamous text on architectural theory published in 1996.  For many students in architecture programs it is a required reading.  Pallasmaa's book consists of two essays, the first explores the western culture since the Greeks and its impact on architecture which relies heavily on sight.  The second essay, explores the other senses besides sight in relation to architecture and how to create a space of belonging.

The Bob and Kathy Luke Library has several copies of the book to check out.  If all copies are checked out or you prefer to reading online, use your NetID and Password to login.

 

 

book cover The Eyes of the Skin