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    Architecture is the concept of bringing structure, materiality, form and space together as a whole, provide people with enclosed atmosphere to experience. Considering this, it is important to identify that materiality and the purpose of details has been a key methodology to bringing architectural intentions into the design in an affective manner, more over producing an architectural expression. However, this position is rather declining in architecture, reducing tectonics and materiality to being

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    Architecture and Roland Barthes

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    Introduction As denoted by Roland Barthes, architecture is all about dream and function, expression of utopia and instruments of a convenience. Architectural designs are a symbol of expression of brilliant ideas that people would wish to pass across. Some may be viewed as fiction while others base their thoughts on achievable dreams given time. A diagrammatic presentation of perception or thoughts is what architecture entails. Though simple a diagram may look, the sophistication that comes behind

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    1.1 BACKGROUND AND RESEARCH QUESTIONS. The experiential value of architecture is multi-sensory, bringing the users closer to things. – Juhani Pallasma Architecture relates to the spirit of a place, an environment where man engages in his daily activities. The tactile and sensory nature of architecture enables man to integrate with the built environment physically, psychologically and visually. Spirituality and architecture are interlinked where different elements come together to create a wholesome

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    FRAMED ARCHITECTURE According to the oxford dictionary, the word ‘architecture’ means ‘the design and structure of a building’. But I as an aspiring architect have a different vision towards the word architecture. Architecture is not only the beauty and design but also that small element that gives life to a building and makes it work according to our daily needs. When one talks to an architect about a building, he/she would talk about it like a creation of their own or another’s. But when spoken

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    After the arrivals of Muslims in India during 12th century AD, the amalgamation of domestic and inhabited architectural techniques from the immigrants brought about a unique quality, patterns and ornamentation in the architecture field. Their cooling techniques in buildings were joined together with newer ones to survive the extremities of the climate without any mechanical equipment. This ancestral legacy designed and created comfortable buildings, without spending much on energy resources. Another

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    The Purpose and Nature of Architecture What is it that we mean when we say ‘the architecture of the city’? What are cities planned to be? Why should we plan anything? When we plan ahead, we perhaps have a goal in mind. What is this goal, for an architect or an urban designer? Simply putting it, their goal is to make environments in which man can live in ways better than he could before. Right from the early times, when shelter meant only a roof over ones head, or when taking shelter meant

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    philosophical notions which developed our culture. This characteristic has also been part of architecture, translated in radical designs capturing the imagination of architects who explore philosophical and spatial possibilities or to experiment the built form. The work of Boulle, PiranesI and Ledoux, and in the twentieth century the projects of Tatlinb and Sant’Elia continue to inspire and stimulate the practice of architecture. The realization of projects which were ahead of their time though, was generally

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    Ancient Indian Architecture The Science of Architecture and Civil Construction was known in Ancient India as Sthapatya-Shastra. The word Sthapatya is derived from the root word Sthapana i.e. 'to establish'. The technique of architecture was both a science and an art, hence it is also known as Sthapatya-kala, the word Kala means an art. From very early times the construction of temples, palaces, rest houses and other civil construction was undertaken by professional architects known

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    The history of architecture is quite long and there is so much to learn! There is so much to learn and I have so many questions! I wish I could ask famous architects, as the reason they built it, there's a particular pattern of colors or patterns they chose for that building, there's a reason they built that building, or if they were going through something that has influenced their reasoning on why they built it as they did. The branches of architecture are civil, religious, naval, military and

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    With the interaction between the development of computational approaches in architecture and the contemporary forms of spatial design intelligence, some new architectural design theories emerged to make differences between architects and control designing processes. These theories are almost employed in all designing realms, from architecture to urban design to provide fields of ideas and solutions that privilege by complexity. Most of these theories are oriented to relay on understanding and using

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