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- Introduction:
- Form

- Shapes:
- Platonic Shapes
- Non-Platonic Shapes
- in Buildings and Structures?

- Properties:
- Rhythm
- Silhouette
- Symbol
- Conclusion

“Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.”

Le Corbusier- refers to the shape or configuration of a building
- Opposite: space reciprocal relationship is essential (provide internal sheltered space for human occupation)
- one of the primary elements of architecture.
- the placement in relation to its immediate site and neighboring buildings
- exterior space can be defined
- considerations in order to analyze or design an architectural form: shape, mass / size, scale, proportion, rhythm, articulation, texture, color, and light.

- configuration of surfaces and edges of a two- or three-dimensional object
- perceived by contour or silhouette, rather than by detail.
- Primary shapes, the circle, triangle, and square generate volumes known as "platonic solids.”

Non-platonic forms

- Non-platonic forms Volumetric shapes contain both solids and voids, or exteriors and interiors.
- Additive and subtractive process

Can you find shapes in Buildings and Structures?

- Combinations establish the basis for most architectural shapes and forms.

Parthenon – Golden Section

Japanese Gallery House -Shigeru Fuse Architects

Eastern Bridge, Columbia River, Oregon

Properties

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

References

- http://www.heldermann-verlag.de/jgg/jgg01_05/jgg0503.pdf
- http://www.math-kitecture.com/geometry.htm
- http://www.wbdg.org/resources/form.php
- http://www.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/units/1983/1/83.01.07.x.html
- http://www.mississippiheritage.com/curriculum/MHT%20Curriculum%20_%2014%20Exercise%206.pdf

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