Concepts of spatial criticism in the architecture " The Role of Critical Concepts in Contemporary Design”

Laheib A. Abdulhussain


The place that identified the ways of thinking is responsible for formulating the physical existence of human space that is linked to the users' social and psychological memory. Where the research clarified the spatial concepts in architecture, which required a critical study for the previous literature to reach the difference in the effectiveness of place in contemporary design, especially the previous literature that differs in its views and lacks comprehensiveness. Accordingly, the research problem was represented by the following: "There is a lack of knowledge about the role of spatial criticism concepts in contemporary design". This research aims to firstly reveal the unknown area to distinguish between the states of "place and space" in architecture, and to secondly clarify the vocabulary of spatial criticism and its variables responsible for the formation of the place. This work has adopted the ground theory approach as a methodology aimed at building an intellectual model for the vocabulary of spatial criticism from the study of the previous literature and systematically analyzing it by using a comparative analysis.


Spatial Criticism, Place, Space, Architecture

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