Notes 2-3 - Projects are all about form and materials Mexico is very much about color not white purism colors come from Catholic Church Also famous

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Design Thinking Notes- 2/3 Paris- Basically wiped out, created hi-rise towers not to just house individuals but instead to create a superb living environment. High rise would be connected to freeways, shouldn’t live work play in same place needs to be separate Elevated freeways? Wheres the beauty? Vandereau-German came to US after WWII Changed architecture from stone to steel and glass Barcelona pavilion about lines and planes- date 1940 Vandereau also designed furniture All about precision Frank Lloyd Wright- world renowned house- falling water Louis Faradime- How do you adapt European modernist purist to Mexican society?
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Unformatted text preview: Projects are all about form and materials Mexico is very much about color, not white purism- colors come from Catholic Church Also famous for fountains, many copies have been made, put many pebbles in bottom, has blue and white wall in fountain Cristobel- horse barns for rich Mexicans- tied the design into the land, very shallow pool, everything in place Alfred Altel- new library on centennial campus is being based on his Norwegian designs Aspects used in many amphitheatres and auditoriums MY ARCHITECTS...
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2009 for the course DESIGN 100 taught by Professor Malecha during the Spring '09 term at N.C. State.

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