CHRISTIAN .. The buildings bring genius loci; the “spirit of place” which. ELVIS .. the river-bank where it could arise), but Genius loci is a Roman concept. Ac-. Get this from a library! Genius loci: towards a phenomenology of architecture. [ Christian Norberg-Schulz]. Probably the best known substantial investigation of spirit of place is the book Genius Loci by Norwegian architect Christian Norberg-Schulz.

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The University of Melbourne. During he was a visiting professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Architecture Department. Flinders University Central Library. He christixn recognized as a central figure in the architectural phenomenology movement.

Genius Loci: Towards a Phenomenology of Architecture by Christian Norberg-Schulz

Holt was a student of Mircea Eliade the author norbsrg a major work on sacred and profane space. Holt Spirits of the Place In the discussions by Brook, Durrell and Norberg-Schulz the idea of genius loci is almost entirely secular.


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A place is a space which has a distinct character. Fox ed Ethics and the Built EnvironmentLondon: You must provide copyright attribution in the edit summary by providing an interlanguage link to the source of your translation.

Genius Loci : Towards a Phenomenology of Architecture

Letters and Essays on Travel London: Silje rated it liked it Nov 09, Towards a Phenomenology of Architecture. Federation University Australia – Gippsland campus library. Architecture — Human factors. Tags What are tags? Claudia rated it liked it Aug 15, To ask other readers questions about Genius Lociplease sign up. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up.

Open Preview See a Problem? They explain cultural and other differences so neatly. I cannot remember much. University of Western Australia Library. University of Newcastle Library. I have to read it again.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Be the first to add this to a list. Retrieved 22 May Towards a Phenomenology of Architecture” was widely influential in Europe and the Americas. Nikita Potapenko rated it really liked it Oct 06, University of Sydney Library.


This is the reality of places that cannot be identified by inventories of contents, to which Isis Brook refers. The University of Queensland. Architecture means to visualize the genius lociand the task of the architect is to create meaningful places, whereby he helps man to dwell.

David Young rated it it was amazing Sep 22, There has been a resurgence of phenomenology in architecture.

View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links It is personal in tone?! Christian Norberg-Schulz 23 May — 28 March was a Norwegian architectauthoreducator and architectural theorist.

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