With this third architectural/typological monograph, Professor Simon Unwin has completed what is effectively a trilogy. The first two works were. , English, Book, Illustrated edition: Doorway / Simon Unwin. “Doorway is a profound but accessible and entertaining exploration of the ways our built. Booktopia has Doorway by Simon Unwin. Buy a discounted Paperback of Doorway online from Australia’s leading online bookstore.

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Preview — Doorway by Simon Unwin. He quotes a passage from Jorge Luis Borges’ The Man on the Threshold from his The Aleph and Other Storieswhere ddoorway doorway becomes ‘a metaphor for a moment’ and the story, as it unfolds, itself becomes the veritable threshold of that moment, its very embodiment in the act of passing through.

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Contents The Powers of Doorways our sense of doorway two rudimentary doorways nothing an instrument of separation The Geometry of Doorways tending to the rectangular a frame of reference doorway axis the Cathedral, Cefalu managing the power of the doorway axis doorways and scale the propylaea of the acropolis in Athens Experiencing Doorways threshold transgression refuge changing how one sees the world appearance and identity the in-between doorways and the senses the thermal baths at Vals Lindisfarne Castle Organising Space doorway places where worlds meet admittance and defence doorways, doors and control Dunnoltar Castle a hotel terrace doorway the doorways of a house doorways and routes labyrinth entrances St Peter’s Church, Klippan Architecture Without Doorways doorways and denial the redundancy of the doorway?


As Unwin says in his introduction, the book is about ‘the doorway, it is also about threshold transition, the in-between and the experience of passing through’. A house extension in East HamptonNew Yorkdesigned to subvert relationships with setting to counter mortal degeneration. Jose Barbosa marked it as to-read Feb 11, Madeline Gins and Arakawa. Both these works were essentially designed to reach as wide a readership as possible, with an emphasis on student readership but addressing a broad constituency of professional and lay interest.

Public Private login e. They set the geometry and measure of our relationship with space. State Library of NSW. A gallery for the sculpture of Hans JosephsohnGiornicoSwitzerland. They frame the ‘in-between’ and stand as crystalisations of the moment. Want to Read saving…. Dporway Dizon marked it as to-read Aug 13, Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait Rana marked it as to-read Aug 07, Simon Unwin unfolds so many aspects of this one element whose existence could create a space and unnwin absence is capable of even killing the same.

This single location in Tasmania: They punctuate our experiences as we move from place to place. ynwin


Erik Gunnar Asplund’s Woodland Chapel, also close to Stockholm, is described by Unwin at length in Analysing Architectureand now here in this new volume, as an ‘in-between space’ for saying goodbye, and where mourners can foregather together.

Books by Simon Unwin. Vivek V rated it did not like it Aug 09, Retrieved from ” https: Unwin’s particular chapter on ‘Threshold’ derived, as he explains, from the farming term for the functional division of the threshing floor from its exterior circulation space reveals the ‘points of introduction and control where separated places meet’.

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Lists with This Book. They punctuate our experiences Doorways — Psychological aspects. Skip to content Skip to search. Filiz Mehmedova marked it as to-read Feb 12,