Ornament Glossary

George Hersey -The lost meaning of classical architecture 1988. Ornamental components derive from ancient Greek sacrificial rituals

Owen Jones-The grammar of ornaments 1856 .
37 propositions about geometry ,form and color.

Semper-style in the technical and tectonic arts 1860
Origin of architectural ornament is in the process of construction

Loos-Ornament and Crime 1908
Material based ornament

Ornaments are results of material shifts.I would like to work with this idea and give them different materiality, that changes their scale, depht and funtion. (concrete, reinforced ceramics)


Adam Browne said...
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Adam Browne said...

i like this idea