Concepts Of Architecture – Green Building

In 19th century skyscrapers architect, Louis Sullivan, Promoted “Form Follows Function” which is an overriding percept to architectural design.

One concept that has gained momentum is that of “function” in place of Vitruvius “utility”.

“Function” came to be seen as encompassing all criteria of the use, perception and enjoyment of a building, not only practical but also aesthetic, psychological and cultural.

A famous Architect Nunzia Rondanini states, “Through its aesthetic dimension architecture goes beyond the functional aspects that it has in common with other human sciences. Through its own particular way of expressing values, architecture can stimulate and influence social life without presuming that, in and of itself, it will promote social development.” Continue reading Concepts Of Architecture – Green Building