Un-semiotic space: symbolism, perception, and space

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Un-semiotic space: symbolism, perception, and space

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To challenge the notion of symbolism and to develop an architecture that ignores these preconceptions of space and create space void of semiotics, or un-semiotic space. Essentially, an architecture that can no longer be conceived through normalized means, a space that embodies the purest relationship between subject and space. The outcome of such a direction is to allow the subject to realize and draw attention to how he or she actually engages space. The subject of such environments cannot help but question their placement in space and how they come to some sort of rationalization.


University of Minnesota Master of Architecture. December 2014. Major: Architecture. Advisor: J. Stephen Weeks. 1 computer file (PDF); viii, 81 pages.

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Revak, David Paul. (2014). Un-semiotic space: symbolism, perception, and space. Retrieved from the University Digital Conservancy, https://hdl.handle.net/11299/172137.

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