On Architecture as a Spatial Art

Nordic Journal of Aesthetics 23 (43):53-64 (2012)

Abstract

I present and evaluate various criticisms against the view that architecture and architectural value are to be understood solely in terms of internal space. I conclude that the architectural value of a building should not be limited to its internal spatial effects because the value of other elements, such as (non-spatial) function, materials, ornamentation, and so on cannot all be reduced to spatial values.

Download options

PhilArchive



    Upload a copy of this work     Papers currently archived: 72,722

External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Analytics

Added to PP
2012-11-08

Downloads
216 (#54,629)

6 months
8 (#90,401)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Author's Profile

Andrea Sauchelli
Lingnan University

References found in this work

Modern Architecture and the Concept of Harmony.Rafael de Clercq - 2011 - British Journal of Aesthetics 51 (1):69-79.
Art and Architecture.Gordon Graham - 1989 - British Journal of Aesthetics 29 (3):248-257.

Add more references

Citations of this work

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Reply to Larry Shiner on Architecture.Nick Zangwill - 2009 - Sztuka I Filozofia 35:254.