As Francis D.K. Ching said in his book, A Visual Dictionary of Architecture, Architecture is defined as the ART and SCIENCE of DESIGNING and CONSTRUCTING buildings.
When we say,
ART– it is the product or result of architectural work: buildings, collectively.
SCIENCE– A style or method of building characteristic of a people, place, or time.
DESIGNING– the profession of designing buildings and other habitable environment.
CONSTRUCTING– the conscious act of forming things resulting in a unifying or coherent structures.
Looking into the past~
Long ago, people are yearning for comfort. For a space where they can be protected from the hostile attacks outside, for a place where they can do their thing privately and a place to call their own. That’s why they build a SHELTER. That’s where architecture started.
And as time passes by, ARCHITECTURE made an important role…
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