Pallasmaa, Juhani.

The thinking hand : existential and embodied wisdom in arthitecture / Juhani Pallasmaa. - Chichester, England : Wiley, 2009. - 159 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm. - AD primers . - AD primers. .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 150) and index.

Surveys the multiple essences of the hand, its biological evolution and its role in the shaping of culture, highlighting how the hand-tool union and eye-hand-mind fusion are essential for dexterity and how ultimately the body and the senses play a crucial role in memory and creative work.

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