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Anya Marchant 9/16/14

Architecture
Architecture


1. Principle of Design

Balance, Contrast

Justification:

The building is symmetrical and the
white and the dark brown colors
create a contrast.

Element of Design

Texture

Justification:
The texture of the building is very
rough. It is not shiny and it is an old
piece of architecture



2. Principle of Design

Balance, Unity

Justification:

The building is symmetrical and is
identical on both sides. It also create
a sense of unity because of the
attatchment of the sections.

Element of Design

Shape, Form

Justification:

This building is comprised of mainly
rectangles and cylinders. It also
creates a 3D effect.





3. Principle of Design

Emphasis, Proportion and scale,
Contrast

Justification:

This building draws attention to the
clock tower. There is also a
comparative relationship between
the tower and the building with
respect to size.

Element of Design

Lines, Texture

Justification:

The building is comprised of both
vertical and horizontal lines. It also
has a very noticeable rough texture.








4. Principle of Design
Balance, Pattern

Justification:
The building has a symmetrical
balance as well as a constant pattern
in its window and roof design.

Element of Design
Lines

Justification:
The building is comprised of mainly
horizontal lines.








5. Principle of Design

Emphasis, Balance, Contrast

Justification:
The arch and the colors make an
emphasis on the painting. There
is also a contrast of the colors in
the painting and the rest of the
ceiling. There is also a radial
balance.

Element of Design

Color

Justification:
The saturated color of the painting is
the focal point of this ceiling.






6. Principle of Design

Contrast, Unity

Justification:
The contrast of different colors
makes the houses stand out. There is
alsoa sense of unity due to the
attatchment of the buildings.

Element of Design
Color, Lines

Justification:
The bold color of the houses makes
them stand out and unique from
others. The lines are mostly vertical
but there are some horizontal lines.










Conclusion
1. In what way do certain elements or principles identify the time period in which a structure was
created?
Certain elements or principles identify the time period in which a structure was created. If
a building has a lot of repetition and balance, it is most likely ancient. If a building is a unique
shape or has a shiny texture, it is most likely modern.

2. What factors might account for an incorrect identification?
Some factors might account for an incorrect identification. If the architects main goal
was to emphasize one part but you chose a different aspect, that is an incorrect answer.

3. Describe an example of a way that design principles and elements could impact the function of
a building.
Design principles and elements can impact the function of a building. For example, if the
use of space isnt used correctly. it can limit the rooms uses.