Archinect - Radio Architect 2024-04-20T03:53:23-04:00 https://archinect.com/blog/article/150047558/xi-site-circumstance-and-idea-fundamentals-of-architecture-for-beginners-juhani-pallasmaa-and-steven-holl-on-enmeshed-experience XI. Site Circumstance and Idea - Fundamentals of Architecture for beginners (Juhani Pallasmaa and Steven Holl on Enmeshed Experience) Farzam Kharvari 2018-01-30T12:33:43-05:00 >2024-03-15T01:45:58-04:00 <p>XI. Site Circumstance and Idea</p> <p>Each project is unique since it can be very complicated programmatic and structural. it needs an idea or sometimes interrelation of several ideas.</p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.gumlet.io/uploads/mr/mrx5zvnylgqga1z9.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.gumlet.io/uploads/mr/mrx5zvnylgqga1z9.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p></figure><p><strong><em>Description: </em></strong>Concept Illustration of&nbsp;Ian McQue</p> <p>Nowadays architecture is consisted of programs and organizers. An idea which is not derived from practical program is required.</p> <p>Steven Holl points out when we want a programmatic element to be a symbol then something like a score of music can be the organizer.</p> <p>Architecture program and ideas shall be fused in which ideas are principals. It&rsquo;s in realm of ideas which architecture will be extended.</p> <p>Architecture shall lies in its perceptual essence, only then architecture differs in every circumstance and site.</p> <p><strong><em>Architecture shall be beyond limits where IDEAs are limitless.</em></strong> </p> <p>References: Questions of Perception</p> <p>The photo belongs to&nbsp;Ian McQue (<a href="https://www.geeknative.com/56005/bold-art-ian-mcque/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">https://www.geeknative.com/560...</a>)</p> <p>&copy; 2017 <a href="https://Farzamkharvari.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Farzam Kharvari</a> ALL RIGHTS RESERVED</p> <p><br><strong></strong></p> <p>&nbsp; </p> https://archinect.com/blog/article/150047192/x-proportion-scale-and-perception-fundamentals-of-architecture-for-beginners-juhani-pallasmaa-and-steven-holl-on-enmeshed-experience X. Proportion, Scale and Perception - - Fundamentals of Architecture for beginners (Juhani Pallasmaa and Steven Holl on Enmeshed Experience) Farzam Kharvari 2018-01-28T16:28:47-05:00 >2024-03-15T01:45:58-04:00 <p><br></p> <p>X. Proportion, Scale and Perception</p> <p>Greeks used golden ratio [Fibonacci series], &pi; and etc., but it was not all about golden ratio but the perception.</p> <p>Greeks&rsquo; center of architectural creation was proportion (harmonious relation of things) which is x2-x-1=0&nbsp; = 1.618033 = x=(1+Radical5)/2. we should NOT touch the theories of proportion since this only disturbs the senses.</p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.gumlet.io/uploads/cj/cjs7ylsr3d664w28.png?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.gumlet.io/uploads/cj/cjs7ylsr3d664w28.png?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p></figure><p><strong><em>Description:</em></strong>&nbsp;<em></em><em>The Fibonacci spiral</em><br></p> <p>Our body can perceive the physical world and its proportion both in ancient time and now. This proportion had been inherited automatically like Tatami in Japan but in last two decades it was neglected.</p> <p>Sinnce human is locus of experience thereby we need proportion in development of future architecture. </p> <p><em>At the end, it&rsquo;s remarkable that the golden ratio is NOT a begging but rather a tuner after the primary design.</em> </p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>References: Questions of Perception</p> <p>The photo belongs to&nbsp;<a href="http://naturemoms.com/blog/2010/02/15/wooden-bowls-and-utensils-for-kids/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a>Jahobr<a href="https://www.millyskitchenstore.co.uk/ArthurPriceCutleryRoyalPearlSovereignSilverPlate44PieceCanteen-Product-4834.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">.</a>(<a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Jahobr" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">https://commons.wikimedia.org/...</a>)<a href="https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&amp;rct=j&amp;q=&amp;esrc=s&amp;source=images&amp;cd=&amp;cad=rja&amp;uact=8&amp;ved=0ahUKEwiv-dzLo9fTAhUlEJoKHRogBg8QjB0IBg&amp;url=http%3A%2F%2Fgraphicdesignjunction.com%2F2012%2F11%2F40-awesome-water-drop-photography%2F&amp;psig=AFQjCNG-VNxK9qzVjLKKj50eBz51WKKEiQ&amp;ust=1494023013564710" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a></p> <p>&copy; 2017 <a href="https://farzamkharvari.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Farzam Kharvari</a> ALL RIGHTS RESERVED</p>... https://archinect.com/blog/article/150046979/ix-detail-the-haptic-realm-fundamentals-of-architecture-for-beginners-juhani-pallasmaa-and-steven-holl-on-enmeshed-experience IX. Detail: the Haptic Realm - Fundamentals of Architecture for beginners (Juhani Pallasmaa and Steven Holl on Enmeshed Experience) Farzam Kharvari 2018-01-26T11:30:41-05:00 >2024-03-15T01:45:58-04:00 <p><strong>IX. Detail: the Haptic Realm</strong></p> <p>When architecture becomes evident, haptic realm is being opened, sensory experience is being intensified and psychological dimensions start being engaged. </p> <p>Perception of architecture depends on materials and details and their real taste [just as a clothing style and their real originality]. So industrialized materials lose their originality. taste of materials should remain genuine.</p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.gumlet.io/uploads/ev/ev2ct7410p1d1824.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em><img src="https://archinect.gumlet.io/uploads/ev/ev2ct7410p1d1824.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></em></a></p></figure><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.gumlet.io/uploads/qh/qhzvybpcdm4f74kr.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em><img src="https://archinect.gumlet.io/uploads/qh/qhzvybpcdm4f74kr.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></em></a></p></figure><p><em></em><strong><em>Description:</em></strong> <em>Do you feel the difference?&nbsp;</em></p> <p>[The book referenced Giada Show Room in NYC 1985 as the example that shows materials can be naturally enhanced.]</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>References: Questions of Perception</p> <p>The photos belong to&nbsp;<a href="http://naturemoms.com/blog/2010/02/15/wooden-bowls-and-utensils-for-kids/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://naturemoms.com/blog/201...</a>, <a href="https://www.millyskitchenstore.co.uk/ArthurPriceCutleryRoyalPearlSovereignSilverPlate44PieceCanteen-Product-4834.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">https://www.millyskitchenstore...</a><a href="https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&amp;rct=j&amp;q=&amp;esrc=s&amp;source=images&amp;cd=&amp;cad=rja&amp;uact=8&amp;ved=0ahUKEwiv-dzLo9fTAhUlEJoKHRogBg8QjB0IBg&amp;url=http%3A%2F%2Fgraphicdesignjunction.com%2F2012%2F11%2F40-awesome-water-drop-photography%2F&amp;psig=AFQjCNG-VNxK9qzVjLKKj50eBz51WKKEiQ&amp;ust=1494023013564710" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a></p> <p>&copy; 2017<a href="https://farzamkharvari.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Farzam Kharvari</a> ALL RIGHTS RESERVED</p> https://archinect.com/blog/article/150028773/viii-of-sound-fundamentals-of-architecture-for-beginners-juhani-pallasmaa-and-steven-holl-on-enmeshed-experience VIII. Of Sound - Fundamentals of Architecture for beginners (Juhani Pallasmaa and Steven Holl on Enmeshed Experience) Farzam Kharvari 2017-09-15T18:42:14-04:00 >2024-03-15T01:45:58-04:00 <p>VIII.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Of Sound</p> <p>An example of a piece of music and an architecture demonstrates that <strong>music </strong>has its <strong><em>materiality in instruments and sound</em></strong> while <strong>architecture </strong>has its <strong><em>materiality in light and&nbsp; space</em></strong>.</p> <p>For instance in previous example the <strong>water </strong>is the overlapping refraction of <strong>space </strong>and the <strong>buildings </strong>are the representative of <strong>site</strong>.</p> <p><br></p> <p><strong><em>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Material * Sound = Material * Light</em></strong></p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.gumlet.io/uploads/la/lab88l4cfhd230gb.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.gumlet.io/uploads/la/lab88l4cfhd230gb.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p></figure><p><strong>Description</strong>: Material * Light</p> <p>Sometimes dimensions of space is measured by sounds like echo and re-echo and psychic spaces can be created by something like <strong>church&rsquo;s bells</strong> which <strong>create an space</strong>, but these spaces can NOT be created by electronics speakers.</p> <p><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AeLagctSKzs" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Church Bells Ringing</a><br></p> <p><strong>Sounds are perceived by entire body</strong>. The change of phenomena in music also has been created after 20th century which has resulted in anger of traditional composers.</p> <p><strong>Architecture and music are two more similar arts</strong>&nbsp;rather than the other arts such as painting since these 2 are "closed" which means "surrounded" us. </p> <p>&nbsp;...</p> https://archinect.com/blog/article/150008309/we-all-want-to-be-the-next-starchitect-but-how-special-issue-young-architects We all want to be the next Starchitect! BUT HOW? (Special Issue: Young Architects) Farzam Kharvari 2017-05-18T18:49:45-04:00 >2018-08-12T13:54:30-04:00 <p>We all want to be the next <em><strong>Starchitect</strong></em>! BUT <em><strong>HOW?</strong></em></p> <p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; According to Wikipedia<em> [Article: Davide Ponzini and Michele Nastasi,&nbsp;STARCHITECTURE: Scenes, Actors and Spectacles in Contemporary Cities. Turin, Allemandi, 2011]</em></p> <p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; "<strong>Starchitect</strong>&nbsp;is a portmanteau used to describe <em><strong>architects</strong></em> whose <em><strong>celebrity and critical acclaim</strong></em> have transformed them into<em><strong> idols of the architecture</strong></em> world and may even have given them some degree of fame amongst the general public. Celebrity status is generally associated with <em><strong>avant-gardist novelty</strong></em>."</p> <p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; And now<em><strong> HOW are we supposed to take our own paths to become the next architect?!</strong></em></p> <p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; In this article, we introduce the most important book we should read as architects,&nbsp;</p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h1/h10t51yl1oiwisup.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>How designers think&nbsp;</strong></em><em><strong>by Bryan Lawson</strong></em></p> <p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; In this book you will learn about great architects around the world and their <em><strong>design process</strong></em>. You will learn about <em><strong>5 essential steps </strong>every successful architect takes</em> and also the book will explain the role of <em><strong>sketching in architecture</strong></em> and design proce...</p> https://archinect.com/blog/article/150006008/vii-water-a-phenomenal-lens-fundamentals-of-architecture-for-beginners-juhani-pallasmaa-and-steven-holl-on-enmeshed-experience VII. Water: a Phenomenal Lens - Fundamentals of Architecture for beginners (Juhani Pallasmaa and Steven Holl on Enmeshed Experience) Farzam Kharvari 2017-05-04T18:32:34-04:00 >2020-02-11T14:01:10-05:00 <p><strong>VII. &nbsp; Water: a Phenomenal Lens</strong></p> <p>Water is a major character of experiencing thus we know it as &ldquo;phenomenal lens&rdquo; and its powers are:</p> <p><strong>A.&nbsp;Reflection</strong></p> <p><strong>B.&nbsp;Spatial reversal</strong></p> <p><strong>C.&nbsp;Refraction</strong></p> <p><strong>D.&nbsp;Transformation of&nbsp;light rays</strong></p> <p>In autumn colors are more intense as they are reflected by the water or imagine sunlight refraction in crests of wavelets.</p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bf/bf9upqah1kjbx1yv.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>Description:</strong></em> Autumn&nbsp;</p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/iq/iqsbu9qcjtlvgzy4.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>Description:</strong></em>&nbsp;Sunlight Flickering of Water</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Fukuoka 1989, Japan, as a case study for "Refraction":</p> <p><em>"Four active north facing voids interlock with four quiet south facing voids to bring a <strong>sense of the sacred </strong>into domestic life. To ensure emptiness, <strong>the south voids are flooded with water, generating flickering reflections.</strong>" &nbsp;-Steven Holl</em></p> <p><em>Watch Video Below:&nbsp;VOID SPACE/HINGED SPACE HOUSING by Steven Holl</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>This water shows immediate changes of wind by changing refraction of water and if rain pours down it&rsquo;s an absolute evidence and clouds passing the water is their mirror and also for twilight. [it&rsquo;s what modern urban life has immobili...</p> https://archinect.com/blog/article/150002831/top-5-airports-ever-special-issue Top 5 Airports Ever! (Special Issue) Farzam Kharvari 2017-04-13T09:48:00-04:00 >2020-02-11T14:01:10-05:00 <p><strong>Top 5 Airports Ever:</strong></p> <p><em><strong>#1:&nbsp;Singapore&nbsp;Changi</strong></em></p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a8/a8x2uarxghm9s687.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>#2: Tokyo Intl. Haneda</strong></em></p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jv/jvnwcn9omz03kjgn.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>#3: Incheon Intl. Airport&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1o/1oozhq2oacws6d6f.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>#4: Munich Airport&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lj/lj5tm1rb779gi79g.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>#5: Hong Kong Intl. Airport&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sm/smf8i56cweqhhiur.jpg"></p> <p><em>-You can read the rest on Skytrax World Airport Awards: <a href="http://www.worldairportawards.com/awards/world_airport_rating.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.worldairportawards.com/awards/world_airport_rating.html</a></em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>-Farzam Kharvari</p> <p>Please feel free to ask your questions in comments below or contact me through my profile and as always your suggestions are always welcomed ;)</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>References:&nbsp;Skytrax World's Airport Awards</p> <p>The photos belong to CNN,&nbsp;Thousand Wonders, World Trade Centers Association, King of Wallpapers,&nbsp;Gensler</p> <p>&copy; 2017 <a href="https://farzamkharvari.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Farzam Kharvari</a> ALL RIGHTS RESERVED</p> https://archinect.com/blog/article/150001924/vi-time-duration-and-perception-fundamentals-of-architecture-for-beginners-juhani-pallasmaa-and-steven-holl-on-enmeshed-experience VI. Time Duration and Perception - Fundamentals of Architecture for beginners (Juhani Pallasmaa and Steven Holl on Enmeshed Experience) Farzam Kharvari 2017-04-07T09:42:03-04:00 >2019-06-24T20:31:03-04:00 <p><em><strong>VI. &nbsp;Time Duration and Perception</strong></em></p> <p><em>[This part of our articles provides you a basic understanding of "Duration"]</em></p> <p>Perceptual &nbsp;experience of architecture is a form of concentrated energy and is called lived time which is in memory but soul Media has created a dismemberment.</p> <p>Duration or &ldquo;<strong>duree&rsquo; reel</strong>&rdquo; [<em>Real Time</em>] is a combination of similar times when architecture is experienced in lived time. thereafter being experienced in life it gains form and material just like <em>duree&rsquo; reel</em> but this creation can face spatial resolution only when time can be measured.</p> <p>Conclusion: Nowadays anxiety is because of distend of time in perception of architecture.</p> <p>Since <strong>only the present exist</strong> (neither future nor past), <em><strong>duration is created in our mind by capturing two images in memory and duration is the impression created by changes of consciousness of these two images.</strong></em></p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/99/99qg52qbry1wfiqk.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>Description:</strong> Grand Central Terminal</em></p> <p>For instance in NYC there is dispersed negative energy in the&nbsp;<strong>Grand Central Terminal</strong> which <strong>dusted light b...</strong></p> https://archinect.com/blog/article/149999771/v-spatiality-of-night-fundamentals-of-architecture-for-beginners-juhani-pallasmaa-and-steven-holl-on-enmeshed-experience V. Spatiality of Night - Fundamentals of Architecture for beginners (Juhani Pallasmaa and Steven Holl on Enmeshed Experience) Farzam Kharvari 2017-03-27T16:57:07-04:00 >2021-10-12T01:47:32-04:00 <p><em><strong>V. &nbsp; Spatiality of Night&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p>Before the 20th century the night-space was all similar but thereafter it changed to a lot different thing as <strong>the night has been fulfilled with light.</strong>&nbsp;<strong>NYC </strong>is&nbsp;the <strong>gray shaded environment of the day</strong> and the<em><strong> lighting in the night</strong></em>&nbsp;(or <strong><em>a night sun</em></strong>&nbsp;such as skyscrapers) enlightens the environment [turning the built environment to a lot different space!].</p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vf/vf8tcomlk9lqtlir.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>Description:&nbsp;</strong>Day vs. Night</em></p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yt/yty86uch2hz2ltkc.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>Description:&nbsp;</strong>Day vs. Night</em></p> <p><em>Another amazing example:</em> <em><strong>L.A.</strong></em> is&nbsp; a <em>different presentation</em> of an object in <strong>night and day</strong> and it gives <strong>different dimension to urban life</strong> and sometimes <strong>buildings </strong>are as <strong>Lantern in night</strong>.</p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/88/88kuzftguj99p95g.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>Description:&nbsp;</strong>Day vs. Night</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>-Farzam Kharvari</p> <p>Please feel free to ask your questions in comments below or contact me through my profile and as always your suggestions are always welcomed ;)</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>References:&nbsp;Questions of Perception</p> <p>The photos belong to&nbsp;flavorwire.com,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.feeldesain.com,%C2%A0more-sky.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.feeldesain.com,&nbsp;more-sky.com</a></p> <p>&copy; 2017 <a href="https://farzamkharvari.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Farzam Kharvari</a> ALL RIGHTS RESERVED</p>... https://archinect.com/blog/article/149999225/flashback-to-postmodern-art-of-middle-easterners-special-issue-of-nowruz Flashback to Postmodern Art of Middle Easterners, Special Issue of Nowruz Farzam Kharvari 2017-03-24T07:08:21-04:00 >2018-08-12T13:55:43-04:00 <p><em>Since it is new year (<strong>Nowruz</strong>) in many countries in middle east, we are going to explore postmodern art of some of these countries in this special issue.&nbsp;</em></p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wc/wclz7sgiy8ek9609.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>Description:&nbsp;</strong>Shah Tahmasp I and Humayun </em>celebrating Nowruz<em>. From Chehel Sotoun palace, Isfahan, Iran</em></p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2e/2eobkdjpk226iu2b.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>Description:</strong>&nbsp;Painting of&nbsp;<a title="Shah Abbas II" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shah_Abbas_II" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Shah Abbas II</a>&nbsp;and the courtiers celebrating Nowruz.</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><em>Post Modern Art&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><strong>Rug Life"</strong></p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jl/jl7qb9jq3s0wdosv.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>Description:</strong>&nbsp;Rug-life&nbsp;</em></p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3q/3q3eokmilydj36yv.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>Description:</strong>&nbsp;Rug-life&nbsp;</em></p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/16/16kym3nn1hhjq87w.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>Description:</strong>&nbsp;Rug-life&nbsp;</em></p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/49/49tjb5185tlk1bq8.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>Description:</strong> Rug-life&nbsp;</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Depiction of Qajaries</strong></p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uk/ukwckwj3l51s7ia7.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>Description:</strong>&nbsp;Depiction of Qajaries</em></p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a9/a9ekvxfyaho87q00.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>Description:</strong>&nbsp;Depiction of Qajaries</em></p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3x/3xqobc73nqv9p6l8.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>Description:</strong>&nbsp;Depiction of Qajaries</em></p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ek/ekpg3lpe6y1sbppy.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>Description:</strong>&nbsp;Depiction of Qajaries</em></p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/md/mdw7hpngd1c7rm1y.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>Description:</strong> Qajaries Parties</em></p> <p><strong>Isfahan</strong></p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/09/09nkt7lwgh1weodl.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>Description:</strong> Pier Paolo Pasolini in Isfahan, Iran</em></p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0d/0dosrs6yf9acwy3g.jpg"></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0e/0ex6roox70yzdop9.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>Description:</strong> Partay in Shiraz, Iran</em></p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lc/lch07zk5fr7hqsab.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>Description:</strong> Fashion</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>-Farzam Kharvari</p> <p>Please feel free to ask your questions in comments below or contact me through my profile and as always your suggestions are always welcomed ;)</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>References:&nbsp;Questions of Perception</p> <p>The photos belong...</p> https://archinect.com/blog/article/149998278/iv-of-light-and-shadow-fundamentals-of-architecture-for-beginners-juhani-pallasmaa-and-steven-holl-on-enmeshed-experience IV. Of Light and Shadow - Fundamentals of Architecture for beginners (Juhani Pallasmaa and Steven Holl on Enmeshed Experience) Farzam Kharvari 2017-03-20T02:47:36-04:00 >2018-08-12T13:55:56-04:00 <p><em><strong>IV. &nbsp; &nbsp;Of Light and Shadow</strong></em></p> <p>Metaphysics and spirituality of architecture is driven by<strong> light and shadow</strong>. They are shaped by <strong>solids </strong>and <strong>voids </strong>with special features of <strong>opacity, transparency and translucency</strong>.</p> <p>Sometimes <strong>material</strong> of an art work is the <strong>light</strong> itself as it&rsquo;s been seen in <em>James Turrell's Projects</em> [For instance in <strong>Mendora Stoppage</strong>].</p> <p>Some of amazing James Turrell's Projects in California and Texas:</p> <p>Skyspace in California:</p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1c/1cpny1dunskg63zv.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>Description</strong>: Skyspace at Rice University</em></p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tb/tb6namdwsdkb2vt7.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>Description</strong>: Skyspace at Rice University</em></p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vs/vssu7t08jsttgoji.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>Description</strong>: Skyspace at&nbsp;Pomona College, California</em></p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nw/nwh1x4frmaau213e.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>Description</strong>: Artwork by James Turrel&nbsp;</em></p> <p>In some cases the sun rays <strong>form a totality, </strong>for instance&nbsp;when it enlightens a tree, sun rays pass through voids of a tree but not all leaves are clear but the tree itself is! [silhouette of trees] [It means even if you are not able to discern each individual leaf but you can recognize that the object is a tree.]</p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/22/22jig6y3tu04mptg.jpg"></p> <p><em><strong>Description</strong>: Totality of a Tree</em></p> <p>Other important things to consider while des...</p> https://archinect.com/blog/article/149998106/unesco-protected-landscape-special-issue-earth-sheltered-series UNESCO Protected Landscape, (Special Issue: Earth Sheltered Series) Farzam Kharvari 2017-03-18T12:54:32-04:00 >2018-08-12T13:56:08-04:00 <p>Earth Sheltered series:</p> <p>Have you ever considered designing in an <em><strong>UNESCO protected landscape</strong></em>?</p> <p>Here is a proposal from Dezeen.com:</p> <p>Dezeen.com : "<a href="https://www.dezeen.com/2016/11/04/rasem-kamal-oppenheim-architecture-conceptual-subterranean-housing-wadi-rum-excavated-sanctuaries-jordan/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rasem Kamal proposes warren of subterranean services for Jordan's Wadi Rum</a>"</p> <p>We have uploaded images in our gallery below.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>-Farzam Kharvari</p> <p>Please feel free to ask your questions in comments below or contact me through my profile and as always your suggestions are always welcomed ;)</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Reference:&nbsp;Dezeen.com</p> <p>The photos belong to Dezeen.com</p> <p><a href="https://farzamkharvari.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&copy; 2017 Farzam Kharvari ALL RIGHTS RESERVED</a></p> https://archinect.com/blog/article/149997836/iii-of-colors-fundamentals-of-architecture-for-beginners-juhani-pallasmaa-and-steven-holl-on-enmeshed-experience III. of Colors - Fundamentals of Architecture for beginners (Juhani Pallasmaa and Steven Holl on Enmeshed Experience) Farzam Kharvari 2017-03-17T00:57:00-04:00 >2018-08-12T13:56:18-04:00 <p><em><strong>III. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Of Colors</strong></em></p> <p>Colors are indeterminacy in an exact way since<strong> phenomena of colors</strong> is affected by <strong>opacity</strong>, <strong>transparency </strong>and <strong>lighting</strong>, so then it&rsquo;s a different issue from <em>colors&rsquo; wave in physics</em>.</p> <p>A simple object can expose a <strong>variety of colors</strong> under the <strong>rays of sun</strong> and its<strong> background</strong> which results in which <em>simple blue in Mexico is quiet different from how it&rsquo;s perceived in Middle East</em>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Here Steven Holl &nbsp;mentioned offices in NYC 1991 designed by D.E. as an example.&nbsp;</p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/r3/r3ndx7fp500u3nys.jpg"></p> <p><em>Description:&nbsp;NYHAVN, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK</em></p> <p>(Always keep in mind colors are sensitive and important in your design)</p> <p>-Farzam Kharvari</p> <p>Please feel free to ask your questions in comments below or contact me through my profile and as always your suggestions are always welcomed ;)</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>References:&nbsp;Questions of Perception</p> <p>The photos belong to&nbsp;<a href="http://www.festivalofcolorsusa.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.festivalofcolorsusa.com</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&amp;rct=j&amp;q=&amp;esrc=s&amp;source=images&amp;cd=&amp;cad=rja&amp;uact=8&amp;ved=0ahUKEwjGtv6d3tzSAhVICywKHTL1AhMQjB0IBg&amp;url=https%3A%2F%2Fmatadornetwork.com%2Ftrips%2F75-places-so-colorful-its-hard-to-believe-theyre-real-pics%2F&amp;bvm=bv.149760088,d.bGg&amp;psig=AFQjCNGBbyNG3L1GgIwdU1YWSUoL5QA9OQ&amp;ust=1489812487437859" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">matadornetwork.com</a></p> <p>&copy; 2017 <a href="https://farzamkharvari.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Farzam Kharvari</a> ALL RIGHTS RESERVED</p>... https://archinect.com/blog/article/149996945/special-issue-what-is-architecture Special Issue: What is Architecture? Farzam Kharvari 2017-03-13T15:05:59-04:00 >2018-08-12T13:56:31-04:00 <p>In this special issue, <em>Frampton's</em> Definition of Architecture is presented. This video is one those cool ones which addresses the question "<strong>What is Architecture</strong>?" in an interesting way! There is a great difference between <em><strong>ARCHITECTURE </strong></em>and <em><strong>BUILDING</strong></em>!</p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cv/cvuwbli64mm32wdw.jpg"></p> <p>Kenneth Frampton&nbsp;&nbsp;is a British architect, critic, historian and the Ware Professor of Architecture at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University, New York.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>-Farzam Kharvari</p> <p>Please feel free to ask your questions in comments below or contact me through my profile and don't forget&nbsp;your suggestions are always welcomed ;)</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>References:&nbsp;AD interviews [Archdaily.com]</p> <p>The photo belongs to&nbsp;Kenneth Frampton portrait courtesy of Kenneth Frampton</p> <p>&copy; 2017 <a href="https://farzamkharvari.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Farzam Kharvari</a> ALL RIGHTS RESERVED</p> https://archinect.com/blog/article/149996699/fundamentals-of-architecture-for-beginners-juhani-pallasmaa-and-steven-holl-on-enmeshed-experience-perspectival-space Fundamentals of Architecture for beginners (Juhani Pallasmaa and Steven Holl on Enmeshed Experience - Perspectival Space) Farzam Kharvari 2017-03-11T19:15:14-05:00 >2018-08-12T13:56:48-04:00 <p><strong>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Enmeshed Experience</strong></p> <p>II. &nbsp;Perspectival Space</p> <p>( &nbsp; &nbsp; If you are a newbie student of Architecture and you have no background or partial background in phenomenology the following text is going to explain the text below:</p> <p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;When you are designing as a novice architect, your <em>design relies on <strong>different perspectives</strong></em> that make <strong>different impressions</strong> on your <strong>users </strong>thus it is much better to design your perspectives or views for your users' experience. ;) )</p> <p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Incomplete Perception one absolute instance is our today modern city which is offering multiple vanishing points and horizons, thereby results in distinct field, objects and etc. as a whole which it means it&rsquo;s all partial views not the complete one. {"<strong><em>Here is why I would like to mention why Bird views are not the best views for architecture projects.</em></strong>" -Steven Holl}</p> <p>Urban perspectives are revealed by:</p> <p>A.&nbsp;<strong>Angle of Movement</strong></p> <p>B.&nbsp;<strong>Speed of Movement</strong></p> <p><em>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;We can not enumerate all perspectives</em> since all pa...</p> https://archinect.com/blog/article/149996614/special-issue-chichu-art-museum-by-tadao-ando-a-compilation-by-farzam-kharvari Special Issue: Chichu Art Museum by Tadao Ando [A compilation by Farzam Kharvari] Farzam Kharvari 2017-03-10T21:37:58-05:00 >2021-10-12T01:42:58-04:00 <p>Earth Sheltered Series:</p><p>Chichu Art Museum (&#22320;&#20013;&#32654;&#34899;&#39208;)</p> https://archinect.com/blog/article/149996170/i-the-merging-of-object-and-field-fundamentals-of-architecture-for-beginners-juhani-pallasmaa-and-steven-holl-on-enmeshed-experience I. The merging of object and field - Fundamentals of Architecture for beginners (Juhani Pallasmaa and Steven Holl on Enmeshed Experience) Farzam Kharvari 2017-03-08T21:32:00-05:00 >2018-08-12T13:57:10-04:00 <p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; <strong>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Enmeshed Experience</strong></p> <p><strong><em>I. &nbsp; The merging of object and field</em></strong></p> <p>(If you are a newbie student of Architecture and you have no background in phenomenology the following text is going to explain the following:</p> <p>When you are designing as a novice architect, your design will form a picture in which not only walls, roofs, plants exist but also there are so many other objects and qualities that <em><strong>create a totality to make an impression</strong></em> on your users (or your professors! :) &nbsp;)</p> <p><strong>In-between reality</strong>: Experiencing things is intangible where objects start to overlap, the moment which clarity of each single element begins to be vanished, the moment which all objects merge to the field.</p> <p>Only thereafter the total perception is fused to subjective and objective which we call it as conceptual logic, assuming that there is a link on its question of its ultimate perception to inter-subjective link.</p> <p><strong>Creation of Architecture space:</strong> is by merging of:</p> <p>A.&nbsp;foreground</p> <p>B.&nbsp;Middle ...</p> https://archinect.com/blog/article/149988862/introduction Introduction Farzam Kharvari 2017-01-27T02:56:33-05:00 >2018-08-12T13:57:21-04:00 <p>&nbsp;<img src="https://i.imgsafe.org/afb2caf314.png"></p> <p><strong>Hello</strong>! and Welcome to <strong>Radio Architect</strong>, my name is Farzam Kharvari and I'll be your host to answer the following question!</p> <p>"<em>Are we, the TRANSFORMERS or are we the results of TRANSFORMATIONS of GENIUS LOCUS (the protective spirit of a place)?</em>"</p> <p>But right before getting to that field we have to feel and understand some essential aspects of architecture. We will start by learning <em>Juhani Pallasmaa and Steven Holl's</em>&nbsp;insights on Architecture!</p> <p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Stay Tuned!</p> <p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; <a href="https://farzamkharvari.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Farzam Kharvari</a></p> <p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;1/27/2017</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Picture source:&nbsp;Eugeniya Korotya</p>...