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Author Sommer, Robert, 1864-1937.

Title Tight spaces : hard architecture and how to humanize it / Robert Sommer
Published Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, [1974]


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Description ix, 150 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Series A Spectrum book
Spectrum book.
Contents Hard architecture -- Symptoms of institutional care -- Models and fads in prison design -- Hard on the animals too -- Funnels and tunnels -- Movable chairs, fixed beliefs, hard classrooms -- Alien buildings -- Academic anomie -- Awards and social responsibility -- Epilogue: the horse inside the cart -- Index
Analysis Architecture Psychosocial aspects United States
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Architecture and society -- History -- 20th century.
Architecture -- Human factors.
Architecture and society.
Architecture -- Psychological aspects.
Architecture -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century.
Architecture, Modern.
LC no. 73021844
ISBN 0139213384 (paperback)