DigiArchSpring2012: Series of Engaging Activities

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31 March 2012.

After discussions with Martin Knight (Knight Architects) and Ho-Yin Ng (Amanda Levete Architects), i did a quick social study for this bridge project. it is kind of a personal reflection and self imagination with what i want to do as an admirer of Oxford’s beautiful and breathtaking River Thames.

After a couple of alternatives, I have documented the chosen one.

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DigiArchSpring2012: Three Initial Concepts- Movement

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A  bridge contains series of movement:
the changeability of users’, its surrounding’s (nature) and the bridge’s itself (from design ideas until construction stage).
According to ‘The poetics of movement in architecture’ by Michael Schumacher, there are four parts related with movement:
movement + speed
movement + form
movement + mass
movement + sound
IDEAS OF MOVEMENT as a common idea for three schemes
the study of the phenomenon of development of organisms centres in three constructive processes:
source: Tzonis, A and Lefaivre, L. (1995) Movement, Structure and the Work of Santiago Calatrava. Basel: Birkhauser
1. growth
2. morphogenesis
3. differentation
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