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Edward T. Hall
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"A review of the immediate receptors reveals first that Americans who live urban and suburban lives have less and less opportunity for active experiences of either their bodies or the spaces they occupy. Our urban spaces provide little excitement or visual variation and virtually no opportunity to build a kinesthetic repertoire of spatial experiences. It would appear that many people are kinesthetically deprived and even cramped. In addition, the automobile is carrying the process of alienation from both the body and the environment one step further," (p. 62).

"Both the Japanese and the European concept of spatial experience varies from our own, which is much more limited. In America, the conventional idea of the space needed by office employees is restricted to the actual space required to do the job. Anything beyond the minimum requirement is usually regarded as a "frill." The concept that there may be additional requirements...

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