the senses in relation to architecture
Te hesis aims o creae a public building wihin he ciy cenre which invigoraes he senses.Te building is a Naional Faciliy or he Inegraion o Dea and Hearing people.Originally I began research ino Dea sensibiliies and Iound ha Dea people have an acue spaial awarenessgained rom visual and acile sensibiliies. Tis is anadapion o a lack o he 3 dimensional passive orienaion which is gained oherwise hrough sound.In his book eniled “Eyes o he Skin” Juhani Pallasmaaexplains he spaial dierences:
“Sight isolates, whereas sound incorporates; vision isdirectional, whereas sound is omni-directional...I regard anobject, but sound approaches me; the eye reaches, but theear receives.” Eyes o the Skin
Due o curren issues wihin he Dea communiy inegra-ion was he main driving acor in he choice o sie, along a primary pedesrian roue in he ciy cenre. Te brie hasa variey o services or he general public and specialisaciliies or he Dea communiy. My inenion is o creaea building which responds o he needs o he Dea communiy, educaion sysem a presen and mosimporanly provide an imporan link beween woculures. Te brie is a response o his.I inend o provide an increased level o sensory awarenessor he general public as well as aiding Dea sensibiliies.
Perception o Space