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Reading #12

Discussion questions/keywords/summary from/of:

"Architecture as Space" by Bruno Zevi
pages 22-72

Discussion Questions:

1.) How important to you feel the concept of space is to architecture?
2.) It is mentioned that the problem of how to represent space is far from ever being solved - and has yet to even be stated. What do you think about this statement?


Keywords:
1.) interior space - Interior space is the space which surrounds and includes us. It is how we base our aesthetic opinion of the architecture.
2.) scale - Scales is the relation between the dimensions of a building and the dimensions of a man.


Summary:
These chapters deal with the issue of space in architecture. He describes space as the great protagonist of architecture and its struggle to actually define it. He also goes in depth over the difficulties of representing 3-d space on paper while keeping true to its actual form.