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The metropolis: the social individual, our sensual experience

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dc.contributor.advisor Bucholz, Merritt
dc.contributor.advisor Ryan, Anna
dc.contributor.advisor Griffin, Andrew Fleury, Sean 2015-11-17T12:38:32Z 2015-11-17T12:38:32Z 2015
dc.description non-peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract ''Disorientated, intimidated, mesmerized......neon signs, icons, logos, pictures, flashing, glowing, sparkling, my journey along this street was an experience I've not had before. The sheer overload of information, each colour, each light, fighting for independence from and dominance over its neighbouring placard... this is not the city I had imagined. Everyone rushing, no-one stopping, no- one observing,..... as if oblivious or unconscious in this bizarre world. I feel myself being carried by the robotic crowd, like an intricate system of circuit cars they veer off the path and into the bustling bellies of these brightly coloured facades. The intense movement, the marvel of these new spectacles makes it impossible for me to comprehend direction or location. I jump for refuge, piercing through the belly of blues, yellows, reds and silence. Where am I now? Am I welcome here? Should I step further inside?..... I want my mommy!'' en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher School of Architecture, University of Limerick en_US
dc.subject architecture en_US
dc.subject urban space en_US
dc.subject modern city en_US
dc.title The metropolis: the social individual, our sensual experience en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/bachelorThesis en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_theses_dissertations en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US

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