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Theme 1 Representation

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Architecture
Course
ARCH 170
Professor
All Professors
Semester
Fall

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Theme 1: Representation 01/30/2013 What do architects and designers do… Buildings Drawings Models How does this affect the way we think/communicate? Mediating artifacts – tools that communicate the values of a society, how we’re supposed to  move/act in certain places Establishes a relationship between two things Signs Signfier  ▯Signified Symbol – graphic, body language Token – coins, bills Word – sound, writing, drawing, graphic Form – volume, lines, points, space Mark – crack, fingerprint *All  ▯meaning What is graphic representation? Representation – refers to the use of signs that stand in for and take the place of something else To look like or resemble To stand in for something else To present a second time How did we get here? Why do we use representational methods? How was it done before? As a result of the desire to measure and describe reality 2  Theme 1: Rep
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