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ERIC Number: EJ928948
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Feb
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 47
ISSN: ISSN-1476-8062
"Building Dancing": Dance within the Context of Architectural Design Pedagogy
Ersoy, Zehra
International Journal of Art & Design Education, v30 n1 p123-132 Feb 2011
Recent theoretical and technological developments redefine the discipline of architecture substantially. Current day approaches in design pedagogy focus on personal and bodily experiences of the "subject" and the need for investigating new ways and methods to enhance awareness of spatial experiences is inevitable. In order to establish a heuristic understanding of "embodiment" in space within design pedagogy, collaborative studies of dance and architecture are important supports. This article introduces "Building Dancing", which is an approach to "embodied learning". The project is specifically designed and developed for students of architectural design and aims to integrate the existing body of knowledge and hands-on exercises under a holistic framework. Within this study, the issue of embodiment is regarded not solely as a theoretical concept but a transforming method for achieving a conception of a reality and an understanding of architectural design processes. (Contains 8 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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