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Building in Three Dimensions

Lecture no. 13 from the course: Visual Literacy Skills: How to See

Building in Three Dimensions

Taught by Professor Carrie Patterson | 27 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Hobby & Leisure Courses

Architecture, design, and 3D art all rest upon knowledge of volume and mass. Grasp the vital role of the materials used in architecture, as they affect structure, volume, and the the experience of a space. Review a case study of a designed house, for its use of volume, material, proportion, and scale. Observe how design must balance volume and mass for both functional and visual concerns.

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