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Thoughts on the phrase: Architecture as an extension of the body
I would like to write an essay about this and I was just wondering if you know any philosophers, theorists, architects or even buildings that could help further my research.

As of now, my understanding of the phrase, architecture as an extension of the body, is summed up in these sentences: without us, architecture does not exist and without architecture, we do not exist. Architecture can't function on its own just as an arm or a leg can't function by itself.

Please share your thoughts with me on this topic as well.

Thank you.
Amor Ongkiko
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Thoughts on the phrase: Architecture as an extension of the body
Amor, Architecture has two primary functions: (a) for utility and (b) for the natural aesthetic of our senses.

The utility of architecture comes from creating habitable micro-environments within the often unhabitable macro-environment of the world outside.

The aesthetic of architecture comes from creating appropriate arrangements of solids, planes and spaces which accord with culture and environment.
Frank John Snelling
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