Title

On architecture as a spatial art

Document Type

Journal article

Source Publication

The Nordic Journal of Aesthetics

Publication Date

2012

Volume

23

Issue

43

First Page

53

Last Page

64

Keywords

Architecture, Space, Ornament, Roger Scruton, Bruno Zevi, Aesthetic Value

Abstract

I present and evaluate various criticisms against the view that architecture and architectural value are to be understood solely in terms of internal space. I conclude that the architectural value of a building should not be limited to its internal spatial effects because the value of other elements, such as (non-spatial) function, materials, ornamentation, and so on cannot all be reduced to spatial values

Print ISSN

20001452

E-ISSN

20009607

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Recommended Citation

Sauchelli, A. (2012). On architecture as a spatial art. The Nordic Journal of Aesthetics, 23(43), 53-64.