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dc.contributor.authorDawkins, Rachel
dc.date.accessioned2011-04-20T04:45:38Z
dc.date.available2011-04-20T04:45:38Z
dc.date.issued2010
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10652/1522
dc.description.abstractThe culture and practice of architecture is regarded as a principally visual field. The sense of sight dominates the remaining senses, which lack purposeful engagement in current architecture. This proposal ventures to recognise the potential of multi-sensory engagement in order to embellish the architectural experience. It develops the design of a Rehabilitation Centre for those that have recently lost their sight. It has been identified that participation in group-based rehabilitation is more effective than its individual-based counterpart. The centre therefore caters to small groups of clients and their families, who participate in a programme consisting of typical daily living as well as specialised rehabilitation, which takes place in multi-purpose facilitation spaces. The research undertaken considers a phenomenological approach, aiming to investigate and explore an architecture that is enriched with the application of the senses: touch, smell and sound in addition to sight.en_NZ
dc.language.isoenen_NZ
dc.rightsAll rights reserveden_NZ
dc.subjectmulti-sensory engagementen_NZ
dc.subjectrehabilitation centre designen_NZ
dc.subjectarchitecture for the blinden_NZ
dc.titleEngaging sensibilities: An exploration into architectural techniques for multi-sensory environmentsen_NZ
dc.typeMasters Thesisen_NZ
dc.rights.holderAuthoren_NZ
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Architecture (Professional)en_NZ
thesis.degree.levelMastersen_NZ
thesis.degree.grantorUnitec Institute of Technologyen_NZ
dc.subject.marsden120101 Architectural Designen_NZ
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationDawkins, R. (2010). Engaging sensibilities: An exploration into architectural techniques for multi-sensory environments. (Unpublished document submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Architecture (Professional)). Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand. Retrieved from https://hdl.handle.net/10652/1522en
unitec.pages135en_NZ
dc.contributor.affiliationUnitec Institute of Technologyen_NZ
unitec.publication.placeAuckland, New Zealanden_NZ
unitec.advisor.principalvan Raat, Tony
unitec.advisor.associatedChaplin, David
unitec.institution.studyareaArchitecture


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