Rachel McCann is a professor of architecture emerita and Grisham Master Teacher at Mississippi State University. Her work focuses on the embodied experience and design of architecture as it intersects with Merleau-Ponty’s concept of flesh.
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Phenomenology has played a decisive role in the emergence of the discourse of place, and the contribution of Merleau-Ponty to architectural theory and practice is well established. This collection of essays by 12 eminent scholars is the first devoted specifically to developing his contribution to our understanding of place and architecture.