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Unformatted text preview: ARCH 432 Lecture 1 Constructing Ideas Part 1 and 2 1. Commodity, firmness, and delight Vitruvius 2. Best building principle John Ruskin 3. Then we become serious Adolf Loos 4. Le Corbusier makes a connection between the building and architecture 5. 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 12. Frame gravity columns 13. Weather envelope climate walls 14. Openings sunlight light 15. Gravity:- gravity is unchanging- gravity is directly proportional to the masses of two bodies and inversely proportional...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2012 for the course ARCH 432 taught by Professor Mckinny during the Spring '12 term at University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
- Spring '12