Frank Gehry opens up about the emotional side of his architecture
Gehry feels his work is never perfect, never finished.
"It can never be perfect," he says. "By definition it can't because we're defective creatures."
As part of an interview about Paul Goldberger's forthcoming biography "Building Art: The Life and Work of Frank Gehry," Frank Gehry revealed the emotional underpinnings of his practice, going so far as to turn down work that would unduly hamper his emotional expression. As the interview notes... View full entry
What Starbucks Gets that Architects Don’t
The round tables at Starbucks were the result of asking the question how do we want people to feel before considering what do we want them to do...Form follows feeling.
eMotion and mapping museum experience
eMotion researches the museum-going experience experimentally.
At the heart of the project is the investigation of the psychogeographical
effect of the museum on the museum visitor.
Over the weekend, Dorothy Spears reported on the work of the German Martin Tröndle, whose research into the experience of the museum-goer, has had some surprising results. Using a combination of GPS tracking and sensors which gathered various physiological reactions, the eMotion project came... View full entry