The Theory Of Space Within Architecture

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The concept of space within architecture I believe is undefined in many ways. The idea of psychology has been extracted from the concept of space all most entirely, leaving the perception towards space within architecture just as a form, in which I do not agree with. I will begin the essay by explaining the diverse theories on space, and comparing them to one another, eventually linking these back to architecture and explaining my on intake on the idea of space. From studies of psychologist and philosophers it would appear that they distinguish two broad categories of space; the physical and the mental. The theories I will be taken on will explain differentiate between these two elements. In this essay I will be focusing on the individual…show more content…
On the other hand disagreed with the idea of, through instant exposure to the world notions are learned. Piaget’s position sits closer to the empiricist approach within these two stances. He gives a twist to the empiricist approach and claims that what is inherited is a set of seniors-motor co-ordinations or movement patterns, such as sucking and grasping in the human infant, accepting the existence of innate abilities and that these develop through experience, signifying that we do not start off from nothing.

Piaget’s theory of constructivism argues that humans produce knowledge (epistemology) and through experience they form meanings for these. One of the two components which generate a person’s knowledge is Assimilation. Assimilation is ultimately the idea of changing ones perception, meaning that once an individual encounters a new experience they could incorporate it with old experiences causing them to extend their knowledge, and clarify what was misunderstood previously. The second component is Accommodation; this is the process were ones existing knowledge requires alterations in order to deal with the recent situation or object. An example of this would be a child having an existing knowledge about dogs having four legs and fur, consequentially assuming that all four legged animals are dogs. When the child comes to know that
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