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By Francis D. K. Ching

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Architecture: shape, house, and Order, Fourth Edition is the vintage creation to the fundamental vocabulary of architecturaldesign, up to date with new info on rising tendencies and recentdevelopments. This bestselling visible reference is helping either studentsand execs comprehend the vocabulary of architectural designby reading how house and shape are ordered within the environment.

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An atmosphere, like a mood, impresses itself on experience because it is global or oceanic: it envelops, surrounds, and entirely encloses the events and institutions of our lives. 17 While a room’s atmosphere b r e at h i n g w a l l s 37 is unmistakable and overpowering, all attempts to explain its several sources or causes are defeated by the unity, or indivision, of the total circumstance. Describing the church’s Catholic atmosphere, Father Maas did not individuate its several components; he treated the distinctions between architectural, social, or natural conditions as if they really did not matter, as if attending to them would have distracted him from what he was trying to express.

He once observed that beauty can be found in common things. ”22 Klumb worked in collaboration with local artists: a painter, a sculptor, and Maas himself. Relief sculpture can be seen behind the altar and above the choir; and a statue of San Martín de Porres stands in the shrine, mediating the nave and the landscape, or the church and the world. In postwar architectural debates in the United States and Europe, monumental expression was thought to result from the combination of artistic and functional elements; representational works were to be added to functional solutions as a supplementary form of compensation.

This suggests a different understanding of the building. It is not a technical preparation, or not that chiefly; nor is it primarily a representation of such a preparation. Instead, it is a nontechnical and nonaesthetic performance, the designer’s comprehension of which acknowledges its continual need for readjustments in order to reclaim its own equilibrium and sus- Unscripted Performances 65 tain its engagement with unbuilt or previously built contingencies. Put more simply, the building’s approximate disequilibrium animates a life and a history of ever-new performances.

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