Sensory experience in space: an analysis of phenomenology and wineries

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Publication Type honors thesis
School or College College of Architecture & Planning
Department Architecture
Faculty Mentor Ole W. Fischer
Creator Emeney, Drew
Title Sensory experience in space: an analysis of phenomenology and wineries
Year graduated 2016
Date 2016-04
Description Architects commonly design spaces for primary human needs based on design necessities, but dwelling is much more than just being sheltered; it is a subjective human experience. What you see, hear, touch, smell, or even taste can create a certain impression of a space. Therefore, the perceptions of those experiencing the space should be considered when designing that built space. This is especially important with respect wineries not only because wine is a significant part of human culture and history, but also because sensory experience in both smell and taste are essential components of wine appreciation. In this thesis, I aim to emphasize the importance of sensory experience in different architectural spaces and how it has and should influence architectural design in general. To prove my points, I will identify three case studies of wineries in Napa Valley, California which emphasize and explore the principal aspects of sensory experience. I aim to further explore this thesis by proposing a design for a winery in Park City which showcases this experience of space through the senses.
Type Text
Publisher University of Utah
Subject Architecture; Winneries - Designs and plans
Language eng
Rights Management (c) Drew Emeney
Format Medium application/pdf
Format Extent 25,002 bytes
Identifier honors/id/47
Permissions Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/details?id=1254352
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Setname ir_htoa
Date Created 2016-06-27
Date Modified 2018-10-30
ID 205699
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6hq7862
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