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Книга structure In Use structure In Use Книги Дизайн Автор: DJM van der Voordt, HBR van Wegen Год издания: 2005 Формат: pdf Издат.:Architectural Press Страниц: 326 Размер: eight MB ISBN: 0750664576 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:This exact booklet discusses programming, layout and development evaluate offering a joined up method of development layout. via linking the useful and architectonic characteristics of a construction, the authors exhibit the sensible implications of the software price of structures.

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The bridge connects the station to the terminal of the airport. The form of the central hall’s structure derives from one of Calatrava’s sculptures: a balanced shape resembling a bird at the point of flight. 8 Continued. between constructional function and form in animal skeletons, where function and form virtually coincide (Mees, 1984). Beauty through functionality The Austrian Adolf Loos (1870–1933) was another architect who found usability an important criterion for architecture, calling for pure architecture and simple forms suited to practical usability.

C) The Wedge of Light, Ground Zero, The Memory Foundation. (Continued ) 44 Function and form In remembrance of September 11, Libeskind developed the Wedge of Light. , when the second tower collapsed. The design jury was pleased that skyline was maintained. The Antenna Tower reaches a height of 1776 feet (541 metres) in height, a number that is a tribute to the year of the United States’ Declaration of Independence. The top floor of the tower houses gardens, because ‘gardens are a constant affirmation of life’.

5). 3 Building for Nationale Nederlanden, Rotterdam. Design by A. Bonnema (1987). This design was selected from five competing entries, not so much for its appealing quality but rather on the basis of programmatic considerations. The deciding factors were the advantages offered in terms of possible arrangement of office space, a high net to gross ratio, an efficient work environment and other usability features. According to Bonnema, the form of the building derived from its function. In his view, whatever architectonic movements may arise in future, functionalism will go on forever.

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