DISORIENTATION IN ARCHITECTURE – INTRODUCTION AND ABSTRACT [1 OF 4]

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  • Date 3 December 2016
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The problem at hand is that architects, in a narrow focus on orientation, often do not consider disorientation as an element of composition in design. The result is the creation of unbalanced, monotonous spaces that discourage the discovery of self and others through social interaction in the realms of the...

DISORIENTATION IN ARCHITECTURE – ORIENTATION AND DISORIENTATION [2 OF 4]

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  • Date 3 December 2016
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Orientation Defined “One of the advantages of studying something as profound as orientation is that orientation is clearly not something given in itself; it never has a simple objective referent: which way is up depends, to some extent at least, on the way one becomes involved with things.” (Morris) Our...

DISORIENTATION IN ARCHITECTURE – TOWARDS REORIENTATION [3 OF 4]

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  • Date 3 December 2016
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You are ten years old, visiting an amusement park with a group of friends for a birthday party. The group decides to go through a maze consisting of glass walls that circle and dead-end on a platform that constantly spins, obscuring any ability to sense the direction of the end...

DISORIENTATION IN ARCHITECTURE – TOWARDS REORIENTATION [4 OF 4]

  • Authoradmin
  • Date 3 December 2016
  • CategoryThesis

   Origins of Modern Boredom: The misuse of technology over time is amplifying sameness for negative results in user experience of the built environment The image of an office full of identical cubicles in shades of gray in a modern workspace evokes the type of boredom many face at work...