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L'idée de confort, une anthologie. Du zazen au tourisme spatial

L'idée de confort, une anthologie. Du zazen au tourisme spatial

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Le confort, une discipline douce ? Tomás Maldonado pose la question dès les premières pages de cette anthologie. Les textes rassemblés ici – inédits, nouvellement traduits, dispersés ou difficilement accessibles – abordent cette notion clef à travers la conception du cadre de vie et de l’environnement domestique. Qu’ils témoignent d’une expérience ou affirment des postures théoriques, les écrits d’architectes et de designers répondent à différents points de vue de scientifiques : historien, sociologue, anthropologue, psychologue, médecin, etc. Des fauteuils médiévaux aux réfrigérateurs connectés, du zazen au tourisme spatial : le spectre du confort se dévoile au fil de ces pages – parfois mou, souvent flou, omniprésent, insaisissable.
Cette anthologie, établie sous la direction de Tony Côme et Juliette Pollet, rassemble des essais inédits, nouvellement traduits, difficilement accessibles ou peu connus, qui questionnent la notion de confort et l’histoire de son émergence.

parution : juin 2016
langue : français
designer : deValence
format : 156 x 240mm
pages : 272 p.
ISBN : 9782917855737
Ouvrage publié en coédition avec le Centre national des arts plastiques

© Éditions B42

Architecture •  B42 •  Design

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