11:2 arch design integrity

11:2 arch design integrity - Architectural Design Integrity...

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Architectural Design Integrity: Adaptive (Re) Use Caves Ch. 11 pg. 212-220, Hamin Ch. 15 Urban Signs Residential areas: aesthetic issues relate to “harmony”; between new and existing developments Commercial districts: protect famous buildings, mountain range Commercial and non-commercial free speech: commercial speech receives less protection—signs create visual problems that justify aesthetic control. Architectural design and review Subjective concept, if regulated…must need guidelines Municipality- broad discretion, likelihood of arbitrary action Lack of clarity with what the “underlying public purpose” is Difficulties in areas of public policy- more than one objective: aesthetic purposes, general economic and public welfare, protection against urban problems—crime, slums, traffic congestion, psychological well-being, ecological concern, historic/cultural, maneuvering migration Preservation of community character —new buildings reflects existing character of area or be sensitive to existing architecture “harmony”: a “pleasant repetition of design elements to provide visual linkage, direction, orientation and connection of areas” no excessive difference/similarity is acceptable —lower the density the easier it is to be different building/site plans include info on site data, building location, features,
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