Unformatted text preview: - Taxonomies (18th & 19th c.) real classifications complex- Images can be misleading and are not always accurate (04) What is Architecture?- Shelter vs. Place of ritual and meaning- Vitruvius (c. 40 BCE): "firmness, commodity & delight"- Inspiration from precedents: we learn from the past (05) Structure: historically trial & error = response to material behavior- Forces: compression & tension & bending- Loads: dead loads, live loads, side or lateral loads- Post & Lintel or Column & Beam (trabeated systems)- Cantilever- Corbel and Arch and Vault and Dome- Bearing Wall: How to make a hole??? = arch or lintel- Truss Systems: use of triangle for stability- Tensile (tents, suspension bridges, cable structures) (06) Drawings: plan, section, elevation, axonometric & perspective...
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- Summer '08
- Architecture, Vault, architectural history, Non-Gordon Rule Sect., Gordon Rule Sect., cultural perceptions shapes