The Architect as Magician explores the relationship among magic and structure. There’s a trust that a better figuring out of the that means of magic supplies insights approximately structure and designers’ layout procedure. Architects affect the results of nature in the course of the making of their homes. In an analogous situation, magicians carry out rituals in an try to affect the forces of nature. This ebook argues that architects may just acquire so much via incorporating concepts from magic into their layout procedure.

The ebook demonstrates thru historic and present examples the essential affect magic has had at the apply of structure. The authors give an explanation for how magic is helping us to be mindful the best way we infuse structure with that means and the way magic impacts and evokes architectural advent.

Aimed at architects, students, students and researchers The Architect as Magician is helping readers uncover the ambiguous and religious components of their layout procedure.