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FIRST KNOWN ARCHITECTURE IN HISTORY

ORIGIN OF ARCHITECTURE

The origin of architecture can be traced back to ancient civilizations such as the Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans, who developed...

VISUAL THINGS IN ARCHITECTURE

VISUAL THINGS IN ARCHITECTURE

Visual elements (things) in architecture play a crucial role in creating a harmonious and aesthetically pleasing built environment...

ELEMENTS OF DESIGN

ELEMENTS OF DESIGN

In architecture, the elements of design are used to create functional, visual composition and aesthetically pleasing structures…

PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN

PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN

The Principles of Design are concepts used to organize or arrange the component elements of design. The way in which these...

OBJECTIVE OF DESIGN

OBJECTIVE OF DESIGN

The objective of design is to solve problems and meet the needs and requirements of users through the creation of visually appealing...

WHAT IS LINE

WHAT IS LINE

In architectural design, line is a fundamental element used to define the form and structure of a building. It helps to create visual...

GEOMETRY IN ARCHITECTURE

GEOMETRY IN ARCHITECTURE

Geometry is a fundamental aspect of architecture and is used to create aesthetically pleasing designs, plan functional spaces...

UPPER CASE LETTERS

LETTERING IN ARCHITECTURE

In architectural drawings, lettering is used to label, annotate, and provide information about the building or structure being designed...

BASIC DESIGN VS ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

BASIC DESIGN VS ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

Design can be driven by a variety of goals, such as aesthetics, functionality, sustainability, cost-effectiveness, or a combination...

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE

Design focuses on the aesthetic and functional aspects of a single object, while architecture takes a holistic view, considering...

LOGIC AND DECORATION IN DESIGN

LOGIC AND DECORATION IN DESIGN

Logic and decoration are two key elements in design that work together to create a harmonious and aesthetically pleasing result…

DOMINANCE AND DATUM IN ARCHITECTURE

DOMINANCE AND DATUM IN ARCHITECTURE

Dominance refers to the visual weight and emphasis of elements in an architectural design, such as buildings, spaces, or objects...

THEORY OF COLOR

THEORY OF COLOR

There are three basic categories of color theory that are logical and useful : 1) Color wheel 2) Color harmony 3) The context of how…

EXAMPLE OF TANGIBLE AND INTANGIBLE TWO

TANGIBLE AND INTANGIBLE IN ARCHITECTURE

Tangible elements in architecture refer to physical, visible components such as the building structure, walls, flooring...

COLOUR HARMONIES

COLOUR HARMONIES

Color harmonies are combinations of colors that are pleasing to the eye and work well together. They are used in various fields...

ARCHITECTURAL SCALE

SCALE IN ARCHITECTURAL

Scale in architecture refers to the proportion between the size of a building or object and its surrounding environment...

FORM IN ARCHITECTURE

FORM IN ARCHITECTURE

Form in architecture refers to the shape, structure, and arrangement of a building or object. It is an essential aspect...

PROPORTION IN ARCHITECTURE

PROPORTION IN ARCHITECTURE

Proportion refers to the relationship in size and scale between various elements in architecture. It is used to create balance and harmony...

ORDER OF ARCHITECTURE

CLASSICAL ORDERS OF ARCHITECTURE

The classical orders of architecture refer to the styles of columns and entablatures used in ancient Greek and Roman architecture...

GOLDEN SECTION FIVE

THEORY OF PROPORTION

The theory of proportion is a fundamental principle in design, architecture, and art that focuses on the balanced and harmonious...

FORMATION OF SPACE IN ARCHITECTURE ONE

RELATIONSHIP OF FORM AND SPACE

Form and space are complementary and inseparable aspects of architecture. The form of a building is its physical substance: the materials…

FORM AND SPACE IN ARCHITECTURE

FORM AND SPACE IN ARCHITECTURE

Our visual field normally consists of various elements that differ in shape, size, color, or orientation. To better comprehend the structure…

SCALE AND PROPORTION IN ARCHITECTURE

SCALE AND PROPORTION IN ARCHITECTURE

Scale and proportion play very important roles for architecture. Proportion refers to the proper and harmonious relation of one part...

DESIGN OF SHADING DEVICES

DESIGN OF SHADING DEVICES

The design of effective shading devices will depend on the solar orientation of a particular building facade...

DIRECTION OF HEAT FLOW TWELVE

HEAT TRANSFER IN BUILDING

Heat can be transferred from one object/ Surface/ Space to another by three modes of heat transfer. Conduction is the process...

WHY WE NEED VENTILATION

NATURAL VENTILATION AND AIR MOVEMENT CONCEPT

Natural Ventilation is caused by naturally produced pressure difference due to wind outside the building...

DIMENSIONS AND SPACE REQUIREMENTS

DIMENSIONS AND SPACE REQUIREMENTS

Minimum dimensions and space requirements of human beings in some common situations, based on European measurements...

INTERNAL WINDOW DRESSING

WINDOW DRESSINGS

Window covering composed by long strips of fabric or rigid material. Window blinds reduce the heat from sunlight...

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