The polysensory dynamics of ambiance. Exemple of a Japanese garden (Murin-an)

Catherine Szanto 1
1 AMP - Architecture, milieu, paysage
LAVUE - Laboratoire Architecture, Ville, Urbanisme, Environnement
Abstract : While ambiance is often felt as something that envelops us, it should not always be considered as spatially homogeneous. While a given garden can be understood as a spatial totality through the experience of its specific, distinctive ambiance, this ambiance can be experienced as dynamically structured as one moves through the space. The aim of this paper is to explore this issue through the analysis of a specific example: the dynamic experience proposed by the visual and sonic features in the garden of Murin-an in Kyoto.
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Catherine Szanto. The polysensory dynamics of ambiance. Exemple of a Japanese garden (Murin-an). Nicolas Rémy (dir.) ; Nicolas Tixier (dir.). Ambiances, tomorrow. Proceedings of 3rd International Congress on Ambiances. Septembre 2016, Volos, Greece, Sep 2016, Volos, Greece. International Network Ambiances ; University of Thessaly, vol. 2, p. 683 - 688, 2016. 〈hal-01414165〉



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