Case Study: Casa del Fascio

Architectural Brief:

Using existing published documents, in particular two-dimensional orthographic drawings (plan and section/elevation) of your project make a three-dimensional parallel projection drawing.

Part 1: Manual Representation (Axon Drawing)

Main concept of analysis - Reflection of interior space to exterior surface.

  Axonometric Manual Drawing

Axonometric Manual Drawing

Part 2: Digital Representation (Axon Model and Exploded Axon)

Main concept of analysis - Exploration of the architect's representation of the program in the structure and details. 

  Axonometric Digital Drawing

Axonometric Digital Drawing

  Exploded Axonometric Drawing

Exploded Axonometric Drawing

  Rhino Screenshot: Elevation of Exploded Drawing

Rhino Screenshot: Elevation of Exploded Drawing

  Rhino Screenshot: Exploded Axonometric Drawing

Rhino Screenshot: Exploded Axonometric Drawing

Part 3: Operations

Main concept of analysis - Exploration of the architect's use and manipulation of fenestration in reflection to the ambient light. He uses both dynamic and static elements to specifically control light in response to program.  

  Operation Part 1: Scale

Operation Part 1: Scale

  Operation Part 2: Opacity and Color

Operation Part 2: Opacity and Color

  Full Composition with Operations Part 1-5

Full Composition with Operations Part 1-5


Architectural Analysis

RISD Spring 2013 

Prof. Hansy Better

 

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