Places of the Soul: Architecture and Environmental Design as a Healing Art

Places of the Soul: Architecture and Environmental Design as a Healing Art

by Christopher Day (Author)

Synopsis

This is a discussion on how modern architecture can lead to alienation and physical, psychological, social and health problems, as well as landscape desecration and ecological damage. The author argues that through careful planning and sensitivity, architecture has the potential to elevate the human spirit, nourish the soul and initiate healing.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
Edition: New edition
Publisher: Thorsons
Published: 01 Feb 1999

ISBN 10: 1855383055
ISBN 13: 9781855383050

Media Reviews
'One of the seminal architecture books of recent times' ARCHITECT'S JOURNAL 'This book offers a route out of the nightmare of so much callous modern construction. I was inspired' Colin Amery, FINANCIAL TIMES 'May his words be heard far and wide' LESLIE KENTON
Author Bio
Christopher Day trained as an architect and sculptor. As well as designing ecologically harmonious buildings, he offers worldwide consultancy on the development and rescue of places. His projects have won serveral awards, including a Prince of Wales award. He is much in demand as an international lecturer.