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Title Senses and the city : an interdisciplinary approach to urban sensescapes / edited by Mădălina Diaconu ... [and others]
Published Wien : Lit, 2011


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Description 283 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Austria: Forschung und Wissenschaft. Interdisziplinär ; Bd. 4
Austria: Forschung und Wissenschaft. Interdisziplinär ; Bd. 4
Contents Matter, movement, memory : footnotes to an urban tactile design / Mădălina Diaconu -- Rethinking key-concepts of modern urban culture : flânerie and the city as theatre / Heinz Paetzold -- Selfhood and the world : lived space, vision and hapticity / Juhani Pallasmaa -- Vienna : sensory capital / David Howes -- Haptic and olfactory design quality of Viennese coffeehouses / Ruth Mateus-Berr -- Blindness/City : the local making of multisensorial public spaces / Patrick J.Devlieger -- Cogo/Cogito : gathering and thinking in the "practico-sensory" workplace / Derek Pigrum -- Haptics, the science of touch : basics and applications / Martin Grunwald and Juliane Beyer -- Flavour and fragrance chemistry : an overview / Gerhard Buchbauer -- The human sense of smell : our noses are much better than we think! / Matthias Laska -- Olfactory nuisance and its impact on quality of life : discourses of residents in a crisis situation / Fanny Rinck, Moustafa Bensafi and Catherine Rouby -- Smell and be well : influence of ambient odors on basic emotions and affect / Sandra T. Weber and Eva Heuberger -- Food and the city / Klaus Dürrschmid -- Sense, scent and (urban) sensibility / Regina Bendix -- Mapping urban smellscapes / Mădălina Diaconu -- Olfact : on a pedagogy of curiosity / Susan Benn and Kerstin Mey -- The city, distilled / Jim Drobnick
Notes International conference proceedings
Series entry missing in the book
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Urban ecology (Sociology)
Human ecology.
Sensory discrimination.
City planning -- Environmental aspects.
Author Diaconu, Mădălina, 1970-
ISBN 3643502486 (paperback)
9783643502483 (paperback)