Posts Tagged "Architecture"

Listening to Our Eyes: Seeing as Meditation

Posted on Feb 4, 2013

Listening to Our Eyes: Seeing as Meditation

This webinar, presented by Bradford C. Grant, Professor and Director of the School of Architecture and Design at Howard University, is an exploration of meditative exercises using seeing and drawing and the use of physical and visual environments as a means for understanding and contemplation.

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Architecti et usus meditatio: Vitruvian Echoes in Contemplative Practice

Posted on Dec 15, 2010

A webinar with Peter Schneider, Professor of Architecture and Chancellor’s Scholar, College of Architecture and Planning, University of Colorado Denver Wednesday, December 1, 2010 This webinar explores the effects of Vitruvius’ 1st century BCE descriptions of meditatio and contemplatio as they ripple through the history of architecture’s practices. Vitruvius’ words establish meditatio–from the Greek medesthai–as the essential mode that the way that architects do their work: the singular practice of attending to what they are doing while they are doing what...

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