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  • Minimal Grammar

    Compact Architectural Course 1. Theory Chapter 1.1: Introduction to Architecture as Language The Role of Architecture in Shaping Our Aesthetic Judgment 1.1.1 Architecture, like language, has a powerful ability to communicate without the use of words, or rather, through the use of its own vocabulary. Through nuances, rhythms, and contrasts, architecture establishes a dialogue among…

  • Building From Within | The Archetypal Roots of Architecture

    Is there a connection between the development of man and the creation of architecture? We believe so, and we will outline our argument. We will also explain why many architectural works are incomplete and lack some of the fundamental stages of development. Collective Unconscious – First Stage of Development The World of Archetypes – The…

  • Eidetic Dictionary – How to write in architectural language

    Unlocking the Secrets of Symbols: A Practical Guide to the Eidetic Dictionary in Architecture 1. Introduction to the Eidetic Dictionary and architecture: The Eidetic Dictionary is a unique tool used in the field of architecture to understand, analyze and recreate the underlying concepts of different designs. The Eidetic Dictionary is based on the idea that…

  • Honouring the Past, Building the Future | The Role of Bushido in Modern Architectural Practice

    The following text is just one of many that deals with symbols and exponents of universal principles in the human pattern. It can be considered an ethic-aesthetic-analogue to other examples dealing with this same theme. However, for aesthetical reasons, we have chosen the perspective of the Samurai. Introduction In this paper, we will dive into…

  • Architecture is a living symbol

    Building a World that Reflects Our Aspirations: The Importance of Architecture in Self-Realization Architecture is a living symbol. A symbol built from the memory of the ancestral cave we come from, and the fractal edifice we aspire to. In the interspace of history and the future, memory and anticipation, reality and fantasy, the architectural symbol…

  • Symbolism in Architecture

    Visual Communication in Architecture | The Study of Semiotics and Signifiers Symbolism in architecture is a way for designers to convey higher language through the use of visual elements, motifs, and a better understanding of ontological architectural anatomy. It is a powerful tool that can help to create buildings that are meaningful and reflective of…

  • The Philosophy of Form in Architecture

    Balancing Form and Function in Architecture | A Philosophical Perspective The question of form in architecture has long been a topic of interest to scholars and practitioners alike. While some argue that form should be dictated by function, others see the aesthetic qualities of a building as equally important. In this paper, we will examine…

  • Architecture and Philosophy

    Understanding the deeper philosophical implications of the spaces we inhabit The design of a building goes beyond just its aesthetics and functionality. It can also have a profound impact on our sense of self and our relationship with the world. As architects, it is our responsibility to create spaces that not only serve practical purposes…

  • The Power of Architecture to Shape Our Emotions and Behaviors

    Insights from Jung, Da Vinci, and Goethe” The fields of architecture, psychology, and literature may seem unrelated at first glance, but they are actually closely interconnected in ways that are often overlooked. In this blog post, we will delve into the ways in which the work of three influential figures – Carl Jung, Leonardo da…

  • On architecture, art, language, and philosophy

    As an architect, I am constantly struck by the interconnectedness of my discipline with those of art, language, and philosophy. These fields are all deeply interwoven, each influencing and shaping the others in subtle and profound ways. To begin with, it is impossible to discuss architecture without also considering the role of art. The design…

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