Notre Dame and New Architecture

The renovation and repairs of Notre Dame have provided a new skin to the structure and a new way to look at architecture. We are in the Twenty-first century, and it is time for our architecture to grow out of Modernism into what is appropriate for this age. The way we view the world and… Continue reading Notre Dame and New Architecture

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Preposition Types II

source: https://www.basic-english-grammar.com/8-types-of-prepositions-in-english-grammar-with-examples.html/ Another type of preposition is a preposition of movement. This is the change in position over time, so there are overlaps between this type of preposition and the previous two. In any case, some examples include to, across, from, and round, and these describe motion. Most buildings try to avoid motion which would… Continue reading Preposition Types II

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Preposition Types I

source: www.basic-english-grammar.com There are different types of prepositions, and each of these can be used in the design and description of space. These prepositional types are: time, place, movement, manner, agent of instrument, measure, source, and possession. Prepositions of time describe when something happened, relative to another word. Some of the most common examples of… Continue reading Preposition Types I

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Preposition Game

Language is an incredible system that is able to encapsulate meaning through the use of words with a known meaning that is shared across the culture. As we learn in school there are eight parts of speech: articles, nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, and prepositions. Articles define the general or specific item; nouns describe… Continue reading Preposition Game

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Things To Do:

Things To Do: It will be important to group the prepositions by type and define each type in relation to architecture, space, and time. In addition, I will need to collect four to six images of spaces that represent each of these. These images will likely be on the opposite page of the drawings, diagrams,… Continue reading Things To Do:

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With Regard To

To describe how one element concerns or is understood in respect to another. The perspective of one element defines the other, although this other may have a meaning outside of the relationship with the element.

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Up Until

To mark the limit or boundary of a time or space with the edge or envelope of another. The two adjoining entities remain separate, however both define the volume or length of time in focus.

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Together With

To add an entity to another or others. By creating this grouping, the definition of the individual elements is given by the whole, where the description or nature of one can transfer to the others.

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Thanks To

To acknowledge the importance and effect of one in the transformation or growth of another. This relationship is constructive and points to the improvement or change brought by interaction and coordination.

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Saving

To deny or take exception to another whether to hold or protect, or to remove or deny. Although the purpose of separating the subject from the other or others may vary, the description of the subject is through contrast.

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