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The main theme of this e book is the connection between structural design and architectural design. The varied elements of this are introduced collectively within the final chapter which has been expanded on this second version, partly in response to feedback from readers of the primary version, partly as a result of my very own concepts have modified and developed, and partly as a consequence of dialogue of the problems with colleagues in structure and structural engineering. The penultimate chapter, on structural criticism, has additionally been extensively rewritten. Illustrations apart from these commissioned specifically for the e book are individually credited of their captions. Thanks are additionally due most notably to my spouse Pat, for her continued encouragement and for her knowledgeable scrutiny of the typescript.
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Beschreibung Structure and Architecture. It links these topics directly with the activity of architectural design and criticism. Angus MacDonald deals with structures in a holistic way and even when detailed topics are discussed these are always related back to the whole structure and the whole building.
This thoroughly updated edition of Angus J. It draws on clear explanations of the connections between structural form, structural performance and architectural design to explore the interface between the technical and the visual in architecture. Fully illustrated, this critical appraisal of structures is a core-curriculum text for students of architecture, structural engineering and architectural history, and is also a valuable resource for practitioners of these disciplines. Angus J. Using both historical and recent examples, with drawings and excellent photographs, he brings the subject alive and provides an invaluable resource. Best of all, he offers readers the material to develop a good understanding of the subject which will serve as a source of inspiration to all designers. Superbly written and precisely pin- pointing the most crucial and essential issues regarding both structural science and structural form and space-making, the present book spans topics ranging from basic structural behaviour to sustainability questions and the history of engineering theory and development in architecture.
Multiple longitudinal unified times are spread out laterally by this paper through analysis on ancient Greek temples, ancient Romanesque arched architecture, Gothic churches, domed architecture and other western classical architectural forms in various historical periods, and five types of relations between architectural forms and structures are found out through summarization in combination with contemporary technological characteristics. The conclusion is that harmonic coexistence of technology and art can be truly achieved through architectural form creation on basis of respect to the laws of structural science and through active cooperation between architects and structural engineers. Request Permissions. All Rights Reserved. Registration Log In. Paper Titles.
The major theme of this book is the relationship between structural design and architectural design. The various aspects of this are brought together in the last chapter which has been expanded in this second edition, partly in response to comments from readers of the first edition, partly because my own ideas have changed and developed, and partly as a consequence of discussion of the issues with colleagues in architecture and structural engineering. I have also added a section on the types of relationship which have existed between architects, builders and engineers, and on the influence which these have had on architectural style and form. The penultimate chapter, on structural criticism, has also been extensively rewritten. It is hoped that the ideas explored in both of these chapters will contribute to the better understanding of the essential and undervalued contribution of structural engineering to the Western architectural tradition and to present-day practice. Angus Macdonald would like to thank all those, too numerous to mention, who have assisted in the making of this book.