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Glossary of ART!

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Scale
Relationship of the size of a building to the human form
Context
Environment surrounding a work of architecture
Function
The basic purpose of a building
Proportion
Relationship of individual elements to eachother
Tools with which the architect can create straightforward or deceptive relationships... (2)
Proportion and Scale
Has a psychological bearing on scale...
Context
"Design of Space"
The design and flow of contiguous spaces relative to function

Also. should take into account various needs peripheral to the primary functions of the building
Style of Architecture led by Frank Lloyd Wright...
the Prairie School
Characteristics of "the Prairie School" Architecture...
Low-pitched roofs

Strong, horizontal lines (Reflect flat landscape of American prairie)
Established the "Taliesin Fellowship" ...
Frank Lloyd Wright
Period of intense creative output for Wright...
mid-1930s
"Passive System"
Design that accomodates natural phenomena rather than adding technological devices such as solar collectors.
"California Lifestyle"
Requires design that accomodates easy access to the out-of-dorrs and large, open spaces with free-flowing traffic patterns
Credited with the concept that says the "form or shape or design of any building must grow from the function the building serves"
Louis Sullivan
Aestheticism
"Art for Art's Sake"

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