Sunday, July 17, 2011

What makes a good Architectural Design?

What I have in mind: Shopping mall/centre

Examples: Clementi mall

A good Architectural Design:
- consists appropriate buildings and parts of building to the create the place
- can be accessed by most people like children, adult, elderly and disabled
- can be seen and recognize the purpose of the building
- has good lighting effects and color combinations
- shows important elements and structures

Sunday, June 26, 2011

What is Architectural design?

Concept that focuses on the components or elements of a structure or system and unifies them into a coherent and functional whole, according to a particular approach in achieving the objective(s) under the given constraints or limitations.

Designing buildings, open areas, communities, and other artificial constructions and environments, usually with some regard to aesthetic effect. Architecture often includes design or selection of furnishings and decorations, supervision of construction work, and the examination, restoration, or remodeling of existing buildings.

the art or practice of designing and constructing buildings.
     the style in which a building is designed or constructed, esp. with regard to a specific period, place, or culture : Victorian architecture.
Source: apple dictionary