Bachelor of Architecture

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  • Puryear's Art Analysis

    Looking at sculptures and paintings in person or in a museum rather than looking at them on a flat screen can drastically change the way you take in the artwork in many different ways. One good example is the Ladder for Booker T. Washington by Martin Puryear, which, in person, was vastly larger than I expected. When looking at an artwork in the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, you get to observe details and witness different focal points that you would most likely miss looking at a computer. In…

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  • Australian Architecture Analysis

    increasing transition from stereotomic to tectonic architectural concepts. This transition was initially responding to exigencies, however poetic functional forms evolved which, in Australia fashioned a variety of uniquely Australian types of Architecture. These Australian types also differed depending on the local climate, with one well-known vernacular Australian architectural type, the Queenslander, developing from several existing styles, and adapted to Queensland’s climate. Tectonic…

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  • Flatiron Building Essay

    engineer, wrote the treatise: De architectura – based on a set of principles concerned with the theory of architecture, also known as the Vitruvian triad. He highlights the importance of structural integrity, utility and function, and the honesty of true beauty defined by a paradigm of, “firmness, commodity and delight.” Vitruvius’ writings established a concept that influenced the craft of architecture developed to be the essential components of successful architectural design as the craft…

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  • Pantheon And The Parthenon Analysis

    INTRODUCTION This particular task focuses in comparing and differentiating the style and function of the Pantheon and the Parthenon. As an introduction, in general, I wanted to gain an understanding go how architectural styles and the manner in which buildings’ characteristics and features are planned, designed, and constructed. Additionally, as I worked on this assignment I gained an understanding of role other elements of architectural style include play, such as the building materials,…

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  • Landscape Urbanism Case Study

    Here, I am blogging some random thoughts about today’s discussion of how to apply landscape urbanist strategies to architectural level. When it comes to architectures, it always seems to be harder for us to put CAS theory into practical use, and here’re some possible reasons as far as I am concerned. Firstly, architectures are not easy to change due to their large scale compared to human. For example, Capsule Tower, which is a masterpiece represents for Metabolism, built by japanese architect…

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  • Characteristics Of Balinese Architecture

    Balinese architecture is a vernacular style of architecture wherein designers use local materials to help construct buildings, structures, and houses, as well as reflecting local tradition. It is a centuries-old style of design that’s heavily influenced by Bali’s Hindu traditions, as well as ancient Javanese elements. For the materials that are required for Balinese homes and buildings mostly will be thatch roofing, coconut wood, teak wood, stone, bamboo and bricks. Balinese architecture has…

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  • Analysis Of Punggol: From Kampung To Developmental Heartland

    would be surprised to find a series of murals filling the public space. Painted along the outer edges and corners of the HDB flats, being incorporated into dents on the walls and pillars, its cartoonish style is juxtaposed with the sleek and modern architecture of the buildings that house these murals. Figure 1: Mural found at the void deck of Block 105D Edgefield Plains. Figure 2: A street view of Block 105D Edgefield Plains. Commissioned by Housing Development Board and Punggol Coral…

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  • Harry Saidler's Influence On Australian Architecture

    Question one Harry Saidler was born in 1923. He was among the most proficient architecture in Australia (Australian Government, 2009). Some architects would admire his work because of the international methodologies and modernist ideas. This caused a great impact in the local architecture’s shape. Even though most of his work was done in Australia, but he is considered to be an international architecture. Furthermore, humanist ideals inspired his career. The structure of the practice of Saidler…

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  • Miramar Hotel: A Criticism Of Postmodernism

    Postmodernism is a late-20th-century movement in the arts, architecture, and criticism that was a departure from modernism. Postmodernism was a movement in architecture that rejected the functionalist, modernist ideals of rationality and also used to describe a dissatisfaction with modern architecture. Postmodernism is characterized by the return of ornament and symbol to form. The aims of the postmodernism was look back to the past for inspiration of history and tradition, ideas of…

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  • Toyo Ito Theory

    solve primary form problems and he has been able to keep technologically complication under control. The application of technical resources actually serve the morphological lighting and dematerialization of the construction. At the same time Toyo Ito working on the project of Mediatheque, he start to use “blurring” term to describe his architectural theories. Image 8 Due to the development of modern technology, people start to complete more complex tasks with the help of technical devices…

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