human rootedness

human rootedness - Eric Slover September 8, 2011 Juhani...

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Eric Slover September 8, 2011 Juhani Pallasmaa’s: The Eyes of the Skin- Architecture and the Senses Analysis Rootedness is the definition of being firmly established, or having roots. Therefore, human rootedness is the definition of a person being firmly established, or having roots. One may question whether or not this means human rootedness is a history about a person that goes back to a date unknown, or a connection that one may have or had, or in general, family roots. In this case, Juhani Pallasmaa depicts human rootedness as a feeling of disregard, and loneliness, with no connection to another variable in the real world. He believes that people are blind to the fact that they are lonely, just because they can vision themselves being happy, alone. He believes that since people have awareness to the many others surrounding them throughout architecture, people feel as if they are lonesome. As society advances, there are more variables that help mask peoples roots, and therefore making people oblivious to the fact that they are forlorn. The art of the eye has certainly produced imposing and thought-provoking structures, but it has not facilitated human rootedness in the world. The fact that the modernist idiom has not generally been able to penetrate the surface of popular taste and
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2011 for the course PSYCHLOGY 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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