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Fund Design&Built Env II

by: Sid Streich

Fund Design&Built Env II COA 1012

Sid Streich

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Joseph Minatta

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This 0 page Class Notes was uploaded by Sid Streich on Monday November 2, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to COA 1012 at Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus taught by Joseph Minatta in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 15 views. For similar materials see /class/233845/coa-1012-georgia-institute-of-technology-main-campus in Architectural Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus.

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Date Created: 11/02/15
43 body architecture 392 While the play of light within and upon architectural space privileges our sense of sight our perception of architectural space is influenced by all our senses Our tendency to focus on the visual on what one sees and or thinks one sees comes at a price We forget that spatial perception involves the whole body through our ve senses of sight touch sound smell and taste and the different body parts and organs associated with them our kinesthetic understanding of space gathered as we move through it our sense of direction orientation and location along the horizontal and the vertical dimensions our embodied understandings of space either based on our prior experiences andor on our innate or learned sense of scale and proportion our actions as users and occupants The task for this exercise is to use the body as a measure datum andor instrument to explore and reveal relationships between bodies and architectural elements materials and spaces Procedure Given the numerous ways the body can be calibrated as an instrument or tool for exploration students and instructors should establish early on the scope ofthe inquiry to be carried out in 43 While the initial idea for each study may emerge out of direct observation setting up a rigorous line of inquiry will require both a conceptual framework as well as direct engagement Therefore it would be good if each section discussed collectively the rich and varied possibilities that the construct body and architecture opens up for exploration and investigation before students develop their particular line of inquiry its scope methods and point of view Students for example may choose to restrict their inquiry to one ofthe four frameworks identified above They may choose to emphasize different readings of the relationship of bodies and architecture focusing on ergonomicsanthropometrics or on the narrative choreographic dramaturgical dimensions of the relationship And with respect to their own subjective position they may choose to take the point of view of an active experiencing subject or alternatively they may take a more transcendent position observing and recording the interplay of other bodies in the space under consideration A student may choose to think of the body in question as stationary and static or as moving and dynamic as an individual or as part of a collective as singular and idiosyncratic or as normalized and standard as a synthetic whole or as an assemblage of discrete parts head hands feet etc each exploring and experiencing space according to its capabilities Students in consultation with their instructors are free to choose the media and genres of description appropriate to the relation or condition being studied Given the short duration ofthe exercise the line of inquiry and its representation should be focused and clearly defined 2 coa 1012 fundamentals of design and the built environment georgia institute of technology There are two occupations of architecture the activities of the architect and the actions of the user The architect and the user both produce architecture the former by design the latter by use But the terms architect and user are not mutually exclusive they exist within each other Jonathan Hill We know next to nothing about the things around us Seeing things and materials seeing them anew touching them comparing them using them this is a way of establishing a relationship with the Annette Gigon GigonG uyer The ground under our feet is h precondition of the sensation of our body and for our orientation to the earth s general arena It is also a precondition for our naturally developing sense of space that Which is cultivated in beings standing and walking with erect postures August Schmarsow joseph minatta instructor


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