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20 APRIL 2015

Synopsis No 2: URBANISM
Name:
1. Cynthia Lee Siaw Wun
2. Surayyn Selvan
3. Xavier Ooi Win Yang
4. Yaseen Syed
Text: In The Cause of Architecture
Author: Frank Lloyd Wright
Year Written: 1908
Purpose of the theory (Please tick X; you may tick more than one box)
X
X

Identifying an issue or problem within the contemporary context
Analyzing an architecture to identify a problem or solve a problem
Solving an issue in a broader context outside of architecture: presenting a theory/manifesto
Solving an issue within the context of architecture: presenting a design method
Solving an issue within the context of architecture: presenting a theory
Others:

Please complete the following:
What are the issues
addressed?
What are the design
methods/strategy/theories
proposed?

1. Putting too much thought into design – Overdesigning
2. Prioritizing the aesthetic of a building
1. Design necessary spaces
2. Openings and furniture should be designed together
with the architecture
3. Buildings must sit in harmony with the site ( colour
scheme and materials )
4. Simplicity in design

Relate the text to
architectural/urban forms
by illustrating one key
image.
Justify the selection.

1. Clean simple lines
2. Respects the site context (Material and colour scheme)
3. Well integrated design