Preface. Introduction. Simile, Cliche, Metaphor? Body Metaphors. Gender Metaphors. Tree Metaphors. Doorway Metaphors. Metaphors of Personality. Temple Metaphors. Cottage Metaphors. Architecture-Related Word Metaphors. The Genetic Metaphor. Metaphors of Sense and Nonsense. Mind Metaphors. Landscape Metaphors. Machine Metaphors. The Music Metaphor. Narrative Metaphors. Endnote. Acknowledgements. Bibliography. Index.
Simon Unwin is Emeritus Professor of Architecture at the University of Dundee in Scotland. Although retired, he continues to teach at the Welsh School of Architecture in Cardiff University, Wales, where he taught for many years. His books are used in schools of architecture around the world and have been translated into various languages.