Eye on the Street? Sensory Experience in Public Places

Guaralda, Mirko (2013) Eye on the Street? Sensory Experience in Public Places. In_Bo Ricerche e progetti per il territorio, la cittá e l’architettura, 4(1), pp. 71-80.

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Research on the sensual experience of place is not a mainstream topic in the architectural debate; it is more common in other disciplines like landscape architecture or interior design. The curriculum sometime offers opportunities of cross-pollination between disciplines; students in architecture courses might be exposed to different theories of space more typical to other fields. This paper explore the teaching/research nexus within QUT Master of Architecture research stream; the focus of the discussion is students’ experimentation with people’s experience and navigation of the public space. Theories of placemaking in relation to urban design are first introduced; then the teaching/research nexus is discussed; finally students’ experience in approaching phenomenological research within the Master of Architecture are presented.

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ID Code: 60627
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
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Keywords: Placemaking, Urban Design, Senses, Education
DOI: 10.6092/issn.2036-1602/3711
ISSN: 2036-1602
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 Universita' di Biologna
Deposited On: 06 Jun 2013 07:39
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2015 23:48

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