The Poetics of Space.
Translated by Maria Jolas. Boston: Beacon Press, 1964. A beautiful book that discusses the metaphor of the house.
Bloomer, Kent C. and Charles W. Moore.
Body, Memory, and Architecture
. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1977. Architecture is presented as a whole person experience.
. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., 1975. A technical guide to architectural drawing.
Brown, Elizabeth Mills.
New Haven: A Guide to Architecture and Urban Design
. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1976. This book describes the architecture of New Haven in
words and pictures.
Downs, Roger M. and David Stea, Eds.
Image and Environment: Cognitive Mapping and Spatial Behavior
. Chicago: Aldine Pub. Co., 1973. Studies in spatial perception of the child.
Body Experience in Fantasy and Behavior
. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1970. Research in body image concepts in children.
Fisher, Seymour and Sidney E. Cleveland.
Body Image and Personality
. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1968. Psychological studies in how different personalities view their body and bodies of others.
Fuller, R. Buckminster.
Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth
. Carbondale, Ill.: Southern Illinois University Press, 1969. The architect of Buckminster Fuller’s theories of specialization and power positions.
Hall, Edward T.
The Hidden Dimension
. Garden City, NY.: Doubleday & Co., 1959. A study of proxemics.
Inside New Haven’s Neighborhoods
. Edited by Carey Goldberg and Holly Lyman, (New Haven: New Haven Colony Historical Society, 1982). Oral histories of New Haven’s neighborhoods—a tour guide.
Linderman, Earl W. and Donald W. Herbenholz.
Developing Artistic and Perceptual Awareness
. New York: Wm. C. Brown Co., 1974. Art education as perceptual learning.
Art and the Handicapped Child
. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., 1972. Directed to handicapped children, but includes a perceptual learning approach.
Piaget, Jean and Barbel Inhelder.
The Child’s Conception of Space
. Translated by F. J. Langdon and J. L. Lunzer, New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1967. Piaget’s in depth research in spatial perception.
House Form and Gulture
. Englewood Cliffs, NJ. Prentice-Hall, 1969. The house as it is culturally defined.
Rasmussen, Steen Eiler.
. Cambridge, Mass.: M.I.T. Press, 1959. Studying architecture throughout history in formal elements.
Redstone, Louis G. with Ruth R. Redstone.
Public Art: New Directions
. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1981. Full of pictures of ‘public art’ in community buildings/ environments. Car Graveyard in Hamden Plaza is pictured.
Rottger, Ernst, Dieter Klante and Friedrich Salzmann.
Surfaces in Creative Drawing.
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., 1970. Many visual drawing experiences in pictures.
Vernon, M. D.
Perception Through Experience
. London: Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1970. Studies in perception.
Vernon, M. D.
The Psychology of Perception.
Baltimore, Maryland: Penguin Books, 1971. Studies in perception.
Wright, Frank Lloyd.
The Living City
. New York: Horizon Press, 1958. The architect, Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural theories of urban design.