History of Costume Notes - Structureanddecoration...

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Structure and decoration 18:10 -Context in architecture -Stahl residence 1960 Is architecture environment? -Bevlin states, “To the city dweller architecture is environment.” Is it? Structural design: -Post and lintel Stonehenge is probably the most common example of this (two posts with one  over it) -Cantilever -The architectural cantilever exists as a result of the development of concrete and  steel…. however, it is illegal in the U.S. because it has no handrail, and steps  have no landing, or base. -Arch Held together by a keystone. -Truss Hardly ever used in contemporary construction.  Metal ladle with dragon handle, the three kings period (220-285) 3 rd  century  china. Gee’s Bend: Architecture of the Quilt
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Furnishings: dragon speaker by joakim axelsson FASHION: Flowers on a gown=decorative Structure defines it. Express the material to its best advantage. Structure as pattern: Cinderella’s castle 1969 Home of Frederick Edwin Church 1870 Decorative Design: In environmental design, we typically refer to decorative design as applied  surface decoration. In fashion, we typically refer to decorative design as embellishment. Textiles: the dragon motif has been applied to the silk it is not actually part of the  silk. Jin dynasty 1115-1234, silk and gold thread Porcelain: the dragon pattern applied to the jar, not actually a part of the jar. Ming  dynasty, Xuande mark and period 1426 Interiors: Wall covering has been applied to the wall; it isn’t a part of the wall. Fashion: embellishment has been applied to the hats, but not part of the  structure. Applied ornamentation.
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Places 18:10 Hammurabi created the first code of law, this is from 2200 BC, building codes  mixed with eye for eye idealism.
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Places 18:10 Ex. 230 if it kills the son of the owner, the builder shall be put to death. Building codes date back 1000’s of years.
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2011 for the course FMAD 3250 taught by Professor Botkin during the Spring '11 term at Georgia Southern University .

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