June 2017


«Architecton: proceedings of higher education» № 44 December 2013

Theory of architecture

Gorneva Olga S.

PhD (Architecture), Associate Professor,
Chair of Theory of Architecture and Professional Communicatio,
Ural State Academy of Architecture and Arts,
Ekaterinburg, Russia

Orzhekhovskaya Regina Ya.

PhD. (Engineering),
Professor, Applied Mathematics and Technical Graphics.
Ural State Academy of Architecture and Arts,
Ekaterinburg, Russia, e-mail: pmitg@usaaa.ru

Titov Sergey S.

Doctor of Science (Mathematics), Professor,
Head of Chair of Applied Mathematics and Technical Graphics
Ural State Academy of Architecture and Arts,
Ekaterinburg, Russia


The article is devoted to the possibility of applying the information theory to architecture and art, in particular, for analysis and synthesis of proportional systems. A solution is provided to a modelling problem on selection of a preferable ratio between a pair of abstract lengths. This methodology has formed a basis for the scientific metaphor of the work – the noise resistance of an image at the transmission of a signal as the initial plan of the author of an art work. A scheme of information analysis of proportions is proposed, which can be used for critical studies in the theory and history of architecture.

Key words: information theory, proportioning, proportional system, information signal analysis


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