Sunday, September 19, 2010

Egypt, Greece, & Rome Summary.

Egypt - power, transition, pointing to heavens, stacking, longevity & story telling, made like beacons (pyramids of Giza), heliopolis, establishes axis, emphasis, scale, and hierarchy.

Greece - worship, order, relaying information, a-symmetrical balance, repetition (in columns & in the spaces created between), prototype for architecture to come, center is vital, porch, court, hearth, emphasis, scale, and hierarchy.

Rome - color, classicism, prototype for future, ornate detailing.

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