Dynamics of Delight: Architecture and Aesthetics
Peter F. SmithISBN: 041530010X;
Book DescriptionThis book rounds off decades of exploration into the various ways that buildings and urban sequences make an impact on the mind. The emphasis is on the qualitative aspects of form and space and provides designers with an analytical framework in which to evaluate projects especially on the aesthetic level. In laying the foundations for an appreciation of the aesthetic component in architecture the book considers the psychological mechanisms, which are involved in the aesthetic response. Itgoes on to consider how human perception may be influenced by natural phenomena and draws on chaos theory and biomathematics to illustrate the argument.
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