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Unformatted text preview: environment Simple Definition: Conscious activity accomplished by man. Problem Solving Understand problem that exists and view solution! Analyze it in terms o f aesthetics, function, and in the text- structure and materials. .and social or behavioral qualities By looking at situations outside the realm o art and professional design (viewing other circumstances) we can identify characteristics that define excellence. No man- evaluate natural environment On thing- has a purpose (nature) VERNACULAR- PEOPLE WITH NO FORMAL TRAINING. Native language of place. Concerned with method of construction. Very functional. Solves a problem. Tools, farm buildings, utilitarian buildings. TECHNICAL- Result of formal design process appearance not primary goal. Functional requirements dictates form. Efficiency is purpose....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ID 1051 taught by Professor Mcdowell during the Spring '07 term at LSU.
- Spring '07