SPECIAL TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 7

Section as a Tool of Understanding and Producing Architectural Space

7th Semester
Course Code: 
4031
Type: 
Elective Course
Teaching Hours: 
3
Period: 
Χειμερινή
Domain: 
Dept. Ι
Course Format: 
Theory - Exercise
Ώρες Διδασκαλίας: 
Παρασκευή 12.00-14.45 (κτ. Τοσίτσα, 4ος Ορ., Αμφιθέατρο Τομέα 4)

The course studies the notion of cutting as a tool of analysis and synthesis in architectural design. It examines the difference between plan and section and it focuses on the way in which section, in particular, can produce space in architecture, by introducing it as a starting point in the design process. The course offers lectures that track the crossing paths of the history of philosophy and architectural theory and practice. The students are asked to study a renown building the section of which has played an key role in the overall design process.

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