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Contextual architecture

responding to existing style

by Keith Ray

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buildings -- Remodeling for other use,
  • Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction,
  • Buildings -- Maintenance,
  • Architecture and history

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Keith Ray.
    ContributionsRay, Keith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA2793 .C66
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 175 p. :
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4098875M
    ISBN 100070023328
    LC Control Number80013228

    Context is a diverse, award winning New England architecture firm that specializes in public safety, religious, multifamily housing and municipal architects. MEET THE TEAM At Context. A contextual analysis is a research activity that looks at the existing conditions of a project site, along with any imminent or potential future conditions. The purpose is to inform us about a site prior to the start of our design process so that our initial design thinking about a site can incorporate considered responses to the external.

    This book could not have so comprehensive or fully developed without the continuous exchanges with my students and colleagues from the four CONTEXTUAL ARCHITECTURE Regionalism and Internationalism: A Design Reference . Contextual Design is a step-by-step process for collecting field data and using it to design any sort of product that includes a technical component. There are three phases to Contextual Design: First, the team immerses itself in the life of individual users through field visits and interprets the data using models to show a big picture of the whole market.

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Contextual design (CD) is a user-centered design process developed by Hugh Beyer and Karen Holtzblatt. It incorporates ethnographic methods for gathering data relevant to the product via field studies, rationalizing workflows, and designing human-computer interfaces. A Grid and a Conversation presents a survey of work by the New York City based firm Morris Adjmi Architects, well known for the Samsung building along the High Line and the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. This firm interprets the complex forces that shape our cities to create buildings that are contextual yet unmistakably contemporary.


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This practical, insightful book provides a powerful toolset to help information architects, UX professionals, and web and app designers understand and solve the many challenges of contextual ambiguity in the products and services they by: Contextual Architecture: Responding to Existing Style.

Hardcover – January 1, by KEITH (ED.)Author: KEITH (ED.) RAY. Contextual architecture: Responding to existing style Hardcover – January 1, by "Architectural Record" (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: "Architectural Record".

Contextual architecture by Keith Ray,McGraw-Hill edition, in EnglishPages:   This book explores the environmental significance, cultural meaning and design vocabularies of architecture across the region. Architecture in Context: Designing in the Middle East critically provides a foundation for understanding the cultural context of architecture and design in this region.

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Site analysis is the key to a well-designed project. In fact, the careful and complete analysis of a site and its surrounding context can lead to better development proposals, smoother design implementation, and, ultimately, higher quality built s: 7.

architecture is intended to “stand out” or “stand in.” Skilled designers can accomplish either. Contextual sensitivity requires an appreciation of the cultural resources of the community. With a dose of humility and discipline, the architect can “do the right thing, at the right place.

Context-Architecture and the Genius of Place is a highly engaging, informative discussion of context in architectural theory and practice. Eric Parry, one of the UK's most highly regarded architects ― whose work has been widely lauded for its innovative response to its setting ― addresses the contemporary definition of context and its importance for Cited by: 2.

Architecture in Context: Designing in the Middle East provides a foundation for understanding the critical context of architecture and design in this region.

It does this by: presenting a practical overview of architectural know-how in the Middle East, and its potential for cultivating a sense of place. Architecture in Context: Designing in the Middle East provides a foundation for understanding the critical context of architecture and design in this region.

It does this by: presenting a practical overview of architectural know-how in the Middle East, and its potential for cultivating a sense of place introducing local architectural vocabularies and styles, and how.

Contextual architecture, also known as Contextualism is a philosophical approach in architectural theory that refers to the designing of a structure in response to the literal and abstract characteristics of the environment in which it is built.

Contextual architecture contrasts modernist architecture, which value the imposition of their own characteristics and values upon the built environment. Contextual architecture is usually divided into three categories: vernacular architecture.

Buy Contextual Architecture First Edition by "Architectural Record" (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Author: "Architectural Record". Roger Evernden discusses Architecture Context Diagrams as assets which establish the scene, set expectations, and even determine the outcomes of a project.

What is an Architecture Context Diagram. Our website uses cookies to improve your experience on our site. This item: Coen+Partners: Contextual Minimalism: Landscape Architecture and Urbanism by Shane Coen Hardcover $ Only 5 left in stock (more on the way).

Ships from and sold by 5/5(2). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Contextual architecture. New York: McGraw-Hill, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. Understanding Context, by Andrew Hinton, offers a powerful toolset for grasping and solving the challenges of contextual ambiguity.

By starting with the foundation of how people perceive the world around them, it shows how users touch, navigate, and comprehend environments made of language and pixels, and how we can make those places better.

Contemporary contextual architecture is scrutinized in relation to design activity and design product and related background is interpreted. Accordingly, guidelines, iv strategies of contextual design, architectural habits and extensions from the past are critically discussed.

In addition to studies that have widely discussed contextual design. Constructivism and Contextualism in a Modern Country House: The Design of Brackenfell (Leslie Martin and Sadie Speight, ).

An original article from the Architectural History Journal, by Campbell, Louise and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Types of Architecture Concepts Typography. The typography of your site can be used to develop many different conceptual approaches such as the environment the building provides (shelter / exposure), its structural approach (cantilevering / subterranean), how it is perceived (public / private), and how it utilises its context (views / features).The purpose of contextual architecture is creating of visual perspective, assimilation, and balance between the architecture and the urban context and familiarity with methods to create more.Context is simply an external element that influences the building and site both.

Contextual factors include the nature of the surroundings that is natural and built elements. Basically the context determines the architectural style,building material selection and site layout, which is very important in creating an effective design. All these.