In Spatial Stories, Certeau considers everyday life as a narrative story, everyday space as a location, a stage of the story. “Every story is a travel story—- a spatial practice. ” Admittedly, there are many spatial practices run through a story, either in physical or ideological forms. Thus, Certeau distinguishes the two nouns that are “space” and “place”. To simplify, “place” as “geometrical space”( Merleau-Ponty, as cited in Certeau), it is related to the objective existence. While “space” refers to the experience of sites, it is more a sense than a matter, on which travelling and moving converge. As for

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Taught by Dr. Eunice Seng, this course examines how architecture and urbanism is represented in film and investigates how film influences and constructs the architecture of the city. Emerging as a twentieth-century phenomenon, the modern metropolis is the site of the most radical experiments of architects and planners, and an active subject in the imagination and actions of its diverse inhabitants. Film has a close relationship with the city and its architecture. How does architecture use its structure, form, enclosure, floor plans, materials and lighting to produce effects, evoke emotions and influence everyday lives? Likewise, how does film use space,

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