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/book/ Ways of Seeing

How do we see the world around us? The Penguin on Design series includes the works of creative thinkers whose writings on art, design and the media have changed our vision forever.

“Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognizes before it can speak.”

“But there is also another sense in which seeing comes before words. It is seeing which establishes our place in the surrounding world; we explain that world with words, but word can never undo the fact that we are surrounded by it. The relation between what we see and what we know is never settled.”

John Berger’s Ways of Seeing is one of the most stimulating and influential books on art in any language. First published in 1972, it was based on the BBC television series about which the (London) Sunday Times critic commented: “This is an eye-opener in more ways than one: by concentrating on how we look at paintings . . . he will almost certainly change the way you look at pictures.” By now he has.

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/book/ Environmental psychology: principles and practice

A comprehensive, current resource for the growing field of environmental psychology.A complete view of research and practice in Environmental Psychology, this book clearly explains the complex nature of person-environment interaction, and each chapter offers several real-life design applications based on research in the field.

 

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/book/ Inquiry by Design: Tools for Environment-Behavior Research

A lively, non-technical explanation of how, to integrate research and design and how to carry out research on people and groups that is useful to designers. The book explains how to tailor sociological, psychological, and anthropological methods for the study of environment behaviour issues such as how to prevent tourists from getting lost in a city or how to build low income housing projects that will not be vandalised. Social scientists, designers, architects, and planners will appreciate this practical account of how and when, in programming, design reviews, and evaluation, to undertake environment behaviour research.

 

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