DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2013.01.007
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Miloš Ševčík

Abstract: The paper deals with Jan Patočka's considerations on architecture. It presents Patočka's concept of space as the union of two sensory fields, the kinaesthetic-tactile and the visual, and it emphasizes that this union is considered as the "primordial architecture". According to Patočka's view, the material architecture is only a consequence of the primordial architecture. The paper also follows Patočka's idea of the "sacral transubstantiation". Patočka argues that, traditionally, the construction of a work of a…

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