The Real Meaning of Architecture: Or How to Make Architecture Mean Something

Sep 23, 2016

Recent developments in neuroscience and brain imagining bring insight to the question ‘How does architecture mean something?’ The researchers’ proposition is that architecture is understood in an instant, much as a ‘first impression’ is realized, through the medium of an atmosphere, by way of embodiment, in the manner of affordances.

Joshua Broadway (Kansas State University)
Frederik Heuser (Kansas State University)
Kelsey Middelkamp (Kansas State University)
Joshua Ralls (Kansas State University)
Bob Condia, AIA (Kansas State University)
Presented at: 
2016 ANFA Conference (Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA)
Published & professionally reviewed by: 
Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture

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