Body and building: essays on the changing relation of body and architecture

@article{Dodds2003BodyAB,
  title={Body and building: essays on the changing relation of body and architecture},
  author={G. Dodds and R. Tavernor and Joseph Rykwert},
  journal={The Eighteenth Century},
  year={2003},
  volume={34},
  pages={539}
}
Since Greek antiquity, the human body has been regarded as a microcosm of universal harmony. In this book, an international group of architects, architectural historians, and theorists examines the relation of the human body and architecture. The essays view well-known buildings, texts, paintings, ornaments, and landscapes from the perspective of the body's physical, psychological, and spiritual needs and pleasures. Topics include Greek temples; the churches of Tadao Ando in Japan; Renaissance… Expand
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