Articulating the Architectural Vocabulary in a Composition

  • Daniela Bertol


In the previous chapter we examined the generation of elementary forms for an architectural vocabulary. In this chapter we present the final series of operations in the construction of a model of an architectural form. In the recurrent analogy with human language, the process of creating an architectural composition from the simple elements previously described is similar to the articulation of sentences using nouns and verbs. In an architectural context, the “nouns” are represented by the elements in the architectural vocabulary, while the “verbs” are the relations between them.


Perspective View Floor Plan Architectural Element Floor Tile Curtain Wall 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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  • Daniela Bertol
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  1. 1.New York CityUSA

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