By Franziska Ullmann

What components represent area? What s a solitaire and what makes a solitaire a monument? Why is a development profane and what makes an area a sacred area? Why look Zaha Hadid s constructions to be dynamic structures? those and plenty of different concerns are addressed in "Basics". In an instantaneous disagreement of textual content and photographs of foreign structures, that means and impact of easy architectural parts are studied either discretely and inside compounds ranging from Wassily Kandinsky s visible arts comparable research "Point and Line to Plane". Transferred on normal and synthetic items, the influence of those parts isn't based at the exterior visual appeal yet really at the stress inherent to varieties. hence, the 2d version of this typical e-book is now to be had in English. it's been revised and a foreword via structure theorist Otto Kapfinger additional.

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E. resting. (1) – Apply the pencil and shortly a line is born. (2) – The point as a primordial element is cosmic. […] The point as an intersection of paths. (3) – As a point of impact the point is static. (4) – Tension between one point and another yields a line. (5) – Not yet discharged (abstract). (6) (The line is slack) – Discharged. (7) The most general cause, therefore, is a reciprocal tension, a striving for two dimensions. ] curves Klee distinguishes between a number of different line forms: saw-toothed, serrate, scalloped, dentate, sinuate, fretted, etc.

The line is, therefore, the greatest antithesis of the most fundamental pictorial element – the point. Viewed in the strictest sense, the line can be called a secondary element. [PLP 57] Formation through tension A linear element can also arise through a series of pointelements and the tension between them. A more or less interrupted or continuous line is produced depending on the proportion of these point-elements and the distances between them. track Line 1| Guide – Track – Path. The Linear Element Itself.

The lateral sections with four arcade arches on each side serve as additional filters. This arrangement distributes the significance of the central imperial axis across to the adjacent pheasantry as one passes through the arches. The perpendicular oval pond in front of the Gloriette further weakens the central longitudinal axis. The Gloriette from behind seems like a building that has been positioned sideways along the edge of the grounds because the palace as a point of reference is not visible.

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