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What are the Six Fundamental principles of architecture?

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S. Barnes

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Answered Dec 02, 2020

The six fundamental principles include axis, symmetry, hierarchy, rhythm, datum, and transformation. Axis is a line established by two points in space about which forms and spaces can be laid out symmetrical or balanced. Axis is a central line that supports to organization of a design.

Symmetry is simply one shape flipped precisely like another. The hierarchy is most often formed using a unique shape, size, color, or deliberate location or placement in architecture. Rhythm is created by merely using repeated forms. In architecture, repetition refers to a pattern with the same size, shape, or color used again throughout the design.

Datum is a method that ties together or secures all other elements of the design. It must have adequate size, closure, and consistency organized jointly within the given field. Transformation focuses on keeping a design but also strengthening the building through transformation.

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E. Stanley

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E. Stanley, Technical writer, Indianapolis

Answered Oct 23, 2020

There are six principles of architecture, which all architects must follow. The first is the axis, which is the line that separates two points and defines them. The second is symmetry, which is the balance of all the spaces and forms. The third principle of architecture is a hierarchy, which focuses on the importance of shapes and sizes and how each shape is placed.

Then, there is rhythm, which has a repeated pattern of the elements. Next is a datum, which is used to define the volume or a plane. Lastly, there is transformation. This principle focuses on keeping a design but also strengthening the building through transformations.

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Answered Sep 30, 2020

There are different design principles that all architects would need to know. These are known to be proximity, balance, repetition, alignment, contrast, and space. There are various things that each one can do. When you say balance, this means that you need to make sure that everything is aligned. This will make sure that there would be enough stability in the design.

Proximity means that there should be different elements that will be placed together. The alignment will create order and will make sure that everything is organized. When you say repetition, this means that you need to tie different elements together to make sure that everything is consistent.

When you say contrast, this means that you need to have some elements that are opposing each other. Space would refer to the things that are in between the different elements that you have placed in a room.

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Denton Perez

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Answered Sep 23, 2020

The six principles of architecture include symmetry, order, arrangement, economy, propriety, and euthymia. Symmetry is important because it can be detrimental to the balance of things. Symmetry is the balanced division, gathering of all equivalent forms, and spaces on sides of the separating plane or its center axis, order, also called the order of architecture.

Any of the numerous styles of classical or neoclassical architecture are delineated by the particular kind of column and entablature they utilize as a basic unit. The arrangement is the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts pertaining to each other and the whole.

The economy principle is concerned with real estate, community space, opportunity cost, and demand. The propriety principle involves the form, detail, and material of buildings, and euthymia is a normal, tranquil mental state or mood. Each part of a building should serve a function.

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C. Lucan

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Answered Sep 18, 2020

A lot of people dream of having a job that is related to architecture. If you are also interested, it will help if you know the six fundamental principles of design that you will get. These principles are the following: Proximity, alignment, balance, repetition, space, and contrast.

The moment that you know what these principles are, the easier it will be for you to create different designs that will be used for the various structures that are available. You always need to make sure that there will be enough space available to keep people who are going to live among the structures to be comfortable yet they should still appreciate the overall design concept.

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Anika Nicole

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Answered Jul 20, 2020

There are six fundamental principles of architecture that are available such as the following: symmetry, order, arrangement, economy, propriety, and euthymia. These principles would need to be applied to how they would do work otherwise, it will be hard for them to come up with the right designs that will be perfect for their clients.

Symmetry is always going to be important because it can be bothersome when you see something that is not symmetrical. It is also important that the proper order of things will be followed or it can be hard for the proper process to take place. Architects will know how to apply these principles when they already need to do so.

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Answered Jul 20, 2020

Axis

It is a line established by two separate points in space. It defines the points at which shape and spaces can be set in asymmetrical and a balanced way.

Symmetry

It is the balanced division and collection of all equivalent forms and spaces on also sides of the separating plane or regarding its center axis.

Hierarchy

It articulates the importance and significance of a shape or space by the assist of its size shape as well as placement.

Rhythm

It is a unifying movement that is characterized by a patterned repetition or an alteration of the formal elements.

Datum

It defines a line plane or volume that serves together, measure, as well as organize a pattern of form and spaces.

Transformation

It is the principal of retaining an architectural design idea or association and strengthening as well as building it through a sequence of discrete transformations.

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Danny R. Glover

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Danny R. Glover, Editor, New York City

Answered Mar 18, 2020

There are different principles of architecture that are available that are being followed by different architects because they know that these principles will truly help them a lot with the things that they have to do. I believe that the six fundamental principles are placed, because, without the right place, the right structure will not be built. The structure is another principle because the structure has to be proper and correct before it will be created. The function is another principle because what is the purpose of creating something when it is not being used the way that it should. Sustainability is another principle. It should be something that will withstand the test of time. Lastly, legibility is another important principle. The structure should look clean and polished before it can be considered to be good.
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F. Hope

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Answered Mar 16, 2020

The correct answers to this question are Symmetria, Order, Arrangement, Propriety, Economy, and Eurythmic. Without these key six principles, there could be significant issues with an architect being able to build the property. There are many other fundamental principles for architecture, but these are the main six. Symmetria is a reference to parts of the building that are identical and symmetrical. They will have the same ration as the rest of the building. Propriety is meeting the needs of the customer. Eurythmic is related to propriety, for it is necessary for eurythmic to be proportionate. The economy is important to agriculture because, with a good economy, more buildings can be built.
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F. Ray

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F. Ray, Student, Kansas City

Answered Oct 24, 2018

There are 6 fundamental principles of architecture that cannot be denied such as the following: balance, alignment, proximity, space, and contrast. If these things will not be considered, just imagine how chaotic the buildings and other establishments are going to be. These things may seem simple but it would take careful planning and measuring before the right figures can be given.

Take note that the principles may not be limited to these 6. There are some architects who can think of more especially when they are working on some of the most important projects of their lives. It is important that they make the buildings durable so they can withstand the test of time.

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e.Ronald

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Answered Jan 03, 2018

Architecture is the design of buildings, homes and other structures. An architect will learn about the six fundamental principles of architecture while in school. Then when they get out into the workforce, architects will apply their knowledge of what they learned to their practice. They may design a house by drawing blueprints. These blueprints will show the different walls and outline of the building.

The six fundamental principles of architecture include symmetria, order, arrangement, propriety, economy and eurythmia. Symmetria refers to the identical parts of the building are symmetrical or have the same ratio in reference to the rest of the building or structure. Propriety refers to the conforming to the needs of the customer. Eurythmia refers also to be proportionate.

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Niks

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Answered Aug 29, 2017

Symmetria, Order, Arrangement, Propriety, Economy, Eurythmia
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