Light in Architecture, part 1 Post written by Simon Droog. Follow him on Twitter. An old teacher of mine used to talk about light with me and he always kept saying something like without light there is no architecture. At the time it sounded like one of those sayings teachers ramble about all the time, … Continue reading Without light, no architecture?
In our series Architectural means we’re trying to find answers to the questions: Which architectural means do we have to create specific atmospheres that can elicit specific emotions? In this post we’ll talk about the aspect Tension and pressure as one of the architectural mean we have to create specific architectural atmospheres. Tension and pressure … Continue reading Tension and pressure
While browsing around, I found some very interesting articles. I thought I'd share 3 of them with you today. 1. What Every Architect Should Ask Him/Herself Maria talks about the benefits of Environmental Psychology for architects. It can teach architects ways to create environments more suited to the needs, wishes and desires of its occupants. … Continue reading 3 Interesting Points of View on the Experience of Architecture
After a long post on architectural theory, here's something a little less heavy - but definitely not less interesting. During our graduation in Explorelab at Delft University of Technology we organized a workshop at the Netherlands Architecture Institute (NAi) in Rotterdam. The workshop was about the experience of space through the senses - the experience … Continue reading Workshop: How to experience space through the senses?