By A Peter Fawcett
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36). Patterns of circulation also allow us to orientate ourselves within the plan by not only engaging with major internal events, but also with those outside; views out onto the site or into courtyards provide a constant reference to the user for purposes of orientation. 33 Route ‘node’. 34 elevation. ‘Sub-space’ off circulation route, plan/ Tree/circulation analogy. 36 Herman Hertzberger, Ministry of Social Affairs, The Hague, 1990. Upper floor plan. Arriving at the diagram Vertical circulation The location of vertical circulation also contributes substantially to this idea of ‘reading’ a building and clearly is crucial in evolving a functional plan.
280. 45 tial freedom that framed structures offered architects in generating new plan types. 17), the minimal repetitive footprint of a column within a structural grid seemed to offer a new vocabulary of space enclosure. 18). seem to offer bewildering choices for the architect, the range of tectonic types (like plan types) is limited. For example, will the programme best be served by an ‘ad-hoc’ application of a traditional load-bearing masonry and timber type, or should advanced building technology be explored with its very different formal consequences?
Elevated on pilotis. 53). Moreover, the distinction is clearly expressed externally and further reinforced as the plan is explored internally. 53 Denys Lasdun, Royal College of Physicians, London, 1959. , Phaidon. 36 Architecture: Design Notebook Sub-spaces This whole question of spatial hierarchy may also be applied to sub-spaces which are subservient to a major spatial event like side chapels relating to the major worship space within a church. 54). Such a juxtaposition served to heighten not only the architectural drama but also the primacy of the principal worship space.
Architecture Design Notebook by A Peter Fawcett