With these declarative words, Finnish architect, educator and critic Juhani Pallasmaa resounds the call of his volume, Encounters. syyskuu Encounters 1 considers “the task of architecture”. “Architecture frames human existential experience and provides a horizon of understanding. Extraordinary collection of essays by Juhani Pallasmaa. Encounters 1 & 2 cover Pallasmaa’s prolific international career in architecture theory.

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Encounters: Architectural Essays

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The recipient of the UIA Jean Tschumi Gold Medal for Architectural Criticism and an Academician of the International Academy encpunters Architecture, Pallasmaa has written and lectured extensively across the world for over 40 years on architecture, the visual arts, environmental phenomenology, and cultural philosophy.

Sincehe has served on the jury for the Pritzker Prize for Architecture.

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Encounters 1 considers “the task of architecture”

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