Architecture and dream construction

Hendrix, John (2013) Architecture and dream construction. In: Space & Psyche. Center (17). Center for American Architecture & Design. ISBN 9780934951173

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The purpose of this essay is to demonstrate how the formation of dream images as described by Sigmund Freud can be used as a model for architectural design and composition. Architecture is capable of enacting and expressing human identity, thought, and consciousness, and the rules of dream formation as described by Freud can easily be applied to architectural composition processes. In relating the Freudian dream theories to architecture, it will be helpful to include the post-Freudian theories of Jacques Lacan, which specifically relate Freud’s theories on dream formation to language and linguistic mechanisms, which can be directly applied to architectural composition strategies.

Subjects:K Architecture, Building and Planning > K110 Architectural Design Theory
K Architecture, Building and Planning > K100 Architecture
V Historical and Philosophical studies > V360 History of Architecture
Divisions:College of Arts > School of Architecture & Design > School of Architecture & Design (Architecture)
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Deposited On:26 Feb 2013 11:56

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