The potential of the window in 'framing' landscape meaning

Franz, Jill M. (2005) The potential of the window in 'framing' landscape meaning. IDEA Journal, 2005, pp. 85-95.

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In this paper a preliminary report on the study of landscape meaning and how it is shaped, expressed and so on by windows is described. Landscape is conveyed as being understood in at least four different ways: perceptually, politically, experientially and existentially. The framing quality of windows is shown to be complicit in these understandings. Using a contextual and inter-textual approach, a case for the consideration of the philosophical possibility of framing is presented. Through the model of linguisticality used in a hermeneutic way in this study, it is shown that 'aesthetic experience is not a solitary monologue... but an integral part of a shared discourse concerning the realisation of meaning' (Heywood & Sandywell, 1999, p. 10).

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ID Code: 5393
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: framing, interior design, landscape
ISSN: 1445-5412
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100) > Interior Design (120106)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Design
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2005 Jill M. Franz
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 29 Nov 2006 00:00
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:13

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