ARCHITECTURE AND THE SENSES

Rushika H.P.
Jan 2, 2018 · 4 min read

“The hand wants to see, the eyes want to caress.”

~J.W. von Goethe

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“…through impressions of touch, we shake the hands of countless generations.”

~ Juhani Pallasmaa

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“…unlike the other senses, smell needs no interpreter. The effect is immediate and undiluted by language, thought, or translation.”

~Diane Ackerman

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“Every touching experience…is multi- sensory; qualities of matter, space, and scale are measured equally by the eye, ear, nose, skin, tongue, skeleton, and muscle.”

~Juhani Pallasmaa


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