PROPERTIES & SHAPES. Nicole Garcia 10-10271 Gustavo Cadenas 11-10138. CONTENTS. Introduction : Form. S hapes : Platonic Shapes Non-Platonic Shapes in Buildings and Structures?. Properties: Rhythm Silhouette Symbol Conclusion.
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PROPERTIES & SHAPES
Nicole Garcia 10-10271
Gustavo Cadenas 11-10138
“Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.”
What does form mean?
What is a shape?
Sphere & cylinder
Cone & Pyramid
Parthenon – Golden Section
Japanese Gallery House -Shigeru Fuse Architects
Eastern Bridge, Columbia River, Oregon
Any architectural shape has 3 properties : rhythm, silhouette and symbol.
The rhythm property indicates the range of complexity
The silhouette property is that of the outer form
The symbol property concerns to the design of the openings
“We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us”