CREDITS: 1.00 LUCourse Description
The course analyzes a visually striking multipurpose building located in Tehran, Iran, constructed using modern materials and approaches to create flowing, dynamic forms. Through an introductory text, images, and numerous technical and construction detail drawings with explanatory notes, the course provides a comprehensive overview of the project and the use of technologies and materials. Students are shown how a large project with innovative forms can be integrated into its setting.
Learning Objectives – after reading the article and studying the drawings, you will be able to:
- Assess the innovative aspects of the project in terms of the construction of forms and pathways to ensure the usability of spaces.
- Explain, using the construction detail drawings, the technologies used to create the building.
- Discuss how the different functions of the building are distributed along lines that delineate its spaces.
- Analyze the surface finish materials in terms of how they are perceived.