ArcadesPromenades

An Approach to Analysis?

In Arcades, Promenades on March 8, 2009 at 10:58 am

Benjamin believed that the Arcade (Passage Couvert) as an architectural form and socio-cultural space was a way into an understanding of Paris, France and the wider world in the 19th century. We believe, I think, that the promenade as architectural form and socio-cultural space could be another way into another form of understanding; of the socio-cultural meaning of the sea-side in the modern & late/post modern periods.

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