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AR2224 Ideas and Approaches in Design Copyright © 2013-14 by Department of Architecture. Mr. Tomohisa Miyauchi and Mr. Roland Sharpe Flores,RA. All rights reserved. Eye Reflecting the Interior of the Theatre of Besancon Drawing Ledoux, Claude-Nicolas, 1736-1806 “Between the carpenter’s weight strings and marking lines [is something] close to government and enlightenment.” Li Hua, 715-766 Hanyuandian fu (Rhapsody on the Enfolding-Vitality Hall) Ideas and Approaches in Design presents...

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The architecture of a country acts like a mirror for understanding the way of living and also the developments of the place that have led to the creation of the country as it looks today. The architecture of a country gives an insight into a country's developments over the years. Many times architecture also helps us predict what type of traditions have been followed in the country over a large span of time. The thesis mainly deals with analyzing whether the direction of development of architecture...

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What Is Architecture?

WHAT IS ARCHITECTURE? Architecture is constructed around the formation of a design idea. Before defining what architecture is, one must first look at the designer and the process of design. Jane Anderson sums up the definitions of these ideas; “There is no one right answer in architecture.” This makes the definition of architecture hard to discover, however, easier to explore. Throughout history theories incorporate information on these architectural characteristics and attempt to explain them...

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Architecture for Dummies

Architecture is all about the construction and design of buildings and other physical structures. It is often considered as a blend of art, science and imagination. In fact, architecture is also related to money and investments. Any piece of Architecture has a value beyond the quantitative materialistic point of view of the economics. But value added design refers to the measurable economic benefit gained due to a design. Well, Architecture is considered to be the practice of designing buildings...

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Aesthetics and Architecture

Aesthetics and Architecture of 1929 - 1949 Design is not always about aesthetic values anymore, but rather the orchestra of how the buildings and environments fit into the city fabric, how they achieve goals in terms of city regulations and how the numbers work to fulfill the developments of the project. Architects and urban designers are in the side that should satisfy these whole aspects - so not only the buildings are beautiful in the drawing plans or in the computer screen, ...

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Vertical Architecture

TURGUT KAYA ASSIGNMENT-2 MELTEM MAĞDEN ING 102 CRN : 30095 JULY 18, 2013 VERTICAL ARCHİTECTURES With time is going on, people are trying to choose the best option for their living.When the population rise became in great members, vertical cities has been the best alternative for people.Having construction of hyperstructures that capacitates large quantities of population is the defination of...

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Dematerializtion of Architecture

Dematerialization of Architecture The history of discourses has been developed for centuries, and architecture have entered a phase of re-evaluation. Because of the prevalent technology and media of creation in the virtual world, contemporary architecture is dematerialized to be images and abstract ideas. The definition of architecture has become even more subjective, obscure, ambiguous and limited. We took advantages from photography and the technology of visualization. But the excessive...

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Green Architecture

Green Architecture Green architecture is an approach to building which has become more popular in the last 25 to 30 years. Also known as sustainable design, green architecture is a method of design that minimizes the impact of building on the environment. Once thought of as unconventional and nonstandard, both regulatory agencies and the public alike are quickly accepting green architecture as a socially responsible and logical means of construction. The beginnings of today's green revolution...

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Architecture History

History of World Architecture Final Exam Paper 1) Architecture's role in creating an urban vision varies from creating feature buildings to providing background consistency while aspiring to implement an overall concept for a city. Discuss how architecture operates in both ways using specific examples, along with their associated urban strategies, in three of the following cases: * Paris under Baron Haussmann's direction * Michelangelo's Campidoglio * Antonio Sant'Elia's Citta Nuova ...

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architecture and psychology

Affects Human Behavior Architecture, a symbolic and intentional endeavour seems to reflect the psychology of its designers regardless of time, culture and perhaps even species. Space, form, and light are elements that are often incorporated either purposefully of unconsciously for aesthetic or practical reasons but more pointedly give creatures meaning, purpose and stability amidst an ever changing physical universe of seeming chaos (Popow, 2000). Architecture can be perceived as purely functional...

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