12 mar. 2012

THE MEANING OF THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

The Meaning of the Built Environment: a non verbal communication approach
Amos Rapoport
University of Arizona Press, 1990

The Meaning of the Built Environment es un estudio ilustrado de los significados de los edificios para la vida diaria de sus usuarios. El profesor Rapoport utiliza ejemplos y anécdotas, provenientes de muchas culturas y épocas históricas, así como de la América contemporánea, para explicar un nuevo marco para la comprensión de cómo el entorno construido llega a tener significado, tanto para las personas individualmente como la el conjunto de la sociedad. | The Meaning of the Built Environment is a lively illustrated study of the meanings of everyday buildings for their users. Professor Rapoport uses examples and vignettes, drawn from many cultures and historical eras as well as contemporary America, to explicate a new framework for understanding how the built environment comes to have meaning, both for individual people and whole societies.

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