Tuesday, April 7, 2009

PARTI DIAGRAMS

GEOMETRY

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Geometry is generated by breaking down the major massing components of the house - several definate regulating lines are evident, as well as several elements of symmetrical proportions - however, no real determining grid is visible, which is not unusual considering Gray's fascination and influence of Adolf Loos.

CIRCULATION

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Considering there are four entrances to Gray's house it is no surprise that there is no predominant circulatory system, but rather a myriad of small circuits and paths leading to the various room and elements of the house.

ENCLOSURE

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My enclosure parti aims to illustrate the major elements of the house - solid walls are portrayed with thick, heavy lines, windows are shown by thin, double lines and railings (present on the bridge and back courtyard) are represented by a dotted line and coloured circle - accurately portraying the positions of building elements.

STRUCTURE

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Built atop an existing stone farm structure, this diagram portrays the solidity of the Castellar House's base - illustrated with a stone graphic.

PROGRAM

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Program separates the house into areas of: circulation, outdoor, private indoor, public indoor and service. Public indoor is represented by a stark white, which darkens to grey in private indoor and eventually diagonal hatching in the service area. The patterns, colours or textures applied were a literal or rational visual representation of each area.

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