Synopses & Reviews
An examination of various cultural concepts of space and how differences among them affect modern society. Introducing the science of "proxemics," Hall demonstrates how man's use of space can affect personal business relations, cross-cultural exchanges, architecture, city planning, and urban renewal.
People like to keep certain distances between themselves and other people or thigns. And this invisible bubble of space that constitutes each person's "territory" is one of the key dimensions of modern society. Edward T. Hall, author of The Silent Language, introduced the science of proxemicsto demonstrate how man's use of space can affect personal and business reltions, cross-cultural interactions, architecture, city planning, and urban renewal.
"One of the few extraordinary books about mankind's future which should be read by every thoughtful person." Chicago Tribune
"This is a book of impressive genius, replete with unusually sharp observations." Richard J. Neutra, Landscape Architecture"
Includes bibliographical references (p. -208) and index.