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  • Tadao Ando

    the present of Japanese traditional concept in his architecture, Ando was influence by Modern architecture (Louis Kahn and Le Corbusier) I will discuss in this paper the vision and concept that Ando‘s Architecture was built upon. II. The process of Ando's architecture Tadao ando is a self-taught architect. He was born and grow n in Osaka Hanshin area, Japan. Hansin is an old section, distinguish for its deep and traditional Japanese architecture. (Hien,…

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  • Bachelard Poetics Of Space

    Prolific French philosopher Henri Lefebvre once wrote that the tendency to reduce space ‘to parcels, to images, to facades that are made to be seen and to be seen from’, is a tendency that degrades the very notion of it. Architecture inhabits space, the concept of which, albeit difficult to grasp is made possible through the interpretations of those who populate it. It is even possible to say that there are as many places as people in a space. This concept is central to the discourse of…

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  • Foucault's Culture

    Approach The Soviet 60s had similar cultural processes to those in Western Europe: it was a time of intellectual protest and liberalization. While France had the Revolution of 1968, the Soviet intellectual started liberty rights movement and in the 1970s, they were ostracized as dissidents. Strikingly, Bakhtin’s culture theory has similarities with French philosophical systems of the same time. First, his approach reminds of Foucault’s “History of Sexuality” and Guattari’s “Chaosmosis.”…

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  • Comparing Michel Foucault's 'Space, Knowledge, And Power'

    only meant to say that in the eighteenth-century one sees the development of reflection upon architecture as a function of the aims and techniques of the government of societies”(Michel Foucault,296). It is a narration of architectural idea that was affected by liberalism in the eighteenth century. When I compare the Michel Foucault “Space, Knowledge, and Power” and Mark Wigley “Deconstructive Architecture,”they indicate some differences for philosophy concept and architectural idea. The Michel…

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  • Functionalism

    of materials made his style difficult to categorize whereas the first building became the icon of an international style. “Architecture is governed by standards. Standards are a matter of logic, analysis and precise study. Standards are based on a problem which has been well stated. Architecture means plastic invention, intellectual speculation, higher mathematics. Architecture is a very noble art. Standardization is imposed by the law of selection and is an economic and social necessity.…

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  • Tectonics In Architecture

    focus on the structure, smaller gestures will reveal themselves. Texture, colour, mass, and light may be some simple examples of this, however they all share the same trait; they may all be considered “tectonics” of a project. The fundamentals of architecture may be referred to as “tectonics” due to the fact that they are elements “pertaining to building or construction in general” (Frampton, 1990, p.93). Frascari (1994) believes that “located within tectonics is an endless set of…

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  • The Importance Of Geometric Architecture

    Geometric Architecture Designs That Excite Do you have an eye for modern homes? If you do, you would love this contemporary homes with geometric touches in it. There’s something quite comforting and nostalgic about geometric architecture… it’s mathematical, it’s scientific, it’s timeless… In today’s world of complexity, aesthetic geometric patterns and architecture offer a simple and clean approach. Geometrics: A Timeless Trend Geometric art has been around forever. Right from the ancient…

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  • Indian Architecture Essay

    Indian architecture form the base of Indian culture which explain the Indian culture itself. Indian architecture encompasses a multitude in the form of expression of space and time creating new ideas. Most of architecture found in Indus valley Civilisation are considered to be the better planned cities and houses and other livable architecture. Indian architecture are classified as temple architecture, fort architecture and housing architecture. There are architectures where the artist were told…

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  • Massimo Vignelli: New York Subway Diagram

    map to the bare-essentials. Semiotic means the study of symbology which is the notion that every sign has importance and has a meaning. For example, the redesign of the subway map used different eye-catching colors to differentiate the routes. This choice of color change doesn’t just make the map look aesthetically pleasing but it also makes the routes clearer to read and creates a sense of familiarity, where commuters can recognize the specific color and associate it with the…

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  • Center Pompidou

    generated based on my visit to the Pompidou center and outside references providing background information about the architects, history, and the project itself. My focus was on the interior structure and the influences from the society on the architecture design. In the end, this paper also assesses the impact of such an advancing design. Introduction Located in the center of Paris, Center Pompidou serves as a culture center and a popular visit site. The structure was built in 1970’s designed…

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