Special Topics In Architectural Design 7

7th Semester
Course Code: 
4031
Type: 
Elective Course
Teaching Hours: 
3
Period: 
Χειμερινή

The importance of air transportation, on an international level, is obvious and connected to the form of culture and life in the modern times. Especially in Greece, airplane, as means of transport is important due to the geomorphology of the country and the slow rhythm of modernization of ground means of transport. The building of air-station as an architectural project, while it has to correspond to a variety of complex programming and functional demands, it expresses, at the same time the symbolic idea of journey, of flight, but it has to act as a cultural site-point.

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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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