Maurice Nio - Suprasensitivity In Architecture

Publisher Duizend & Een

ISBN 9789071346453

Idea Code 16565

Beyond the vagaries of taste and subjectivity, the pure and primary awareness of the space itself, lies the notion of the supra-sensitive. This is the realm where designers must strike a chord by evoking a chain reaction of animated materials. Becoming conscious of the supra-sensitive world is one thing; being willing to work with and influence it is another. Rotterdam-based architect Maurice Nio explores supra-sensitivity in architecture in this book, describing how animating matter means manipulating its frequency – a vibration that triggers another vibration. The result is an experience that will inevitably evoke an emotional response in any who are subjected to it.

256 p, ills colour, 16 x 24 cm, pb, Dutch/Chinese/Italian/English


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