ARCH 432_constructing ideas_pt 1and 2

ARCH 432_constructing ideas_pt 1and 2 - ARCH 432 Lecture 1...

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ARCH 432 Lecture 1 – Constructing Ideas Part 1 and 2 1. “Commodity, firmness, and delight” – Vitruvius 2. Sculpture - Best building principle – John Ruskin 3. Dead - Then we become serious – Adolf Loos 4. Le Corbusier makes a connection between the building and architecture 5. Khan – embodiment of the immeasurable 6. Architecture - reflects core values of our being and methods of our time - Floors, walls, frames, openings, roofs, and gardens - tangible physical characteristics - abstract thoughts about standing, separating, regulating, covering, connecting, and landscaping 6. Good ideas give rise to other good ideas – Susanne Langer 7. Domain – place 8. Order – relationships 9. Technology – techne-art, craft 10. Landscape – site 11. Natural Forces (covered in Allen) – gravity, climate, sunlight Relate these forces to us and how we interact in the building 12. Frame – gravity – columns 13. Weather envelope – climate – walls 14. Openings – sunlight – light 15. Gravity:
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