The role of technology in contemporary architectural composition

Muthanna Journal of Engineering and Technology

Volume (4), Issue (2), Year (30 December 2016), Pages (32-45)


Research Article By:

أسماء محمد حسين المُقرم و لهيب علي عبد الحسين الصائغ

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Architecture tried since ancient times to deal with the elements of its age, where cultural production across about multiple levels of technological act, that which shifted from craft means for changing images formalism to the will of the verification at the current time, and thus is considered technology as a measure of evolution for everything gets reality in mental and public understand , also represented a source of evolution and a sign marked of the times because of the different representation of reality architectural and cultural. This led the research to the study of (technological role in the formation of contemporary architecture) as a research problem, where technology has provided new roles beyond the classical nature, this effect on the nature of the approved type for architectural contemporary production, therefore research indicated to the concepts that related to technology that showed a difference of technological performance by studying the changing relationship between thought and industry, commitment and borders, public and customization, innovation and convenience, simplicity and complexity, has also been studying the technology phenomena for its role as a “thing, knowledge, process, product ” with surrounding the different impact for levels of expression that based on the stereotypical nature, to order that the research seeks to discuss about the results of the application conceptual framework for knowledge provided to two contemporary projects in order to clarify the impact of technology in violation of the traditional nature of the practice of architecture first.

Keywords: Role of technology, typology, technology phenomena, levels of expression, contemporary composition.

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