March 2018


«Architecton: proceedings of higher education» № 47 September 2014

Theory of architecture

Vlasov Victor G.

DSc (Art Studies), Professor, Chair of History of West European Art,
Saint-Petersburg State University,
Saint-Petersburg, Russia, e-mail: natlukina@list.ru


The article considers the specifics of architecture from the standpoint of contemporary phenomenology and semiology. It is shown how the basic properties of architectural composition reveal themselves for an active spectator, in movement: in space and in time, in duration and in the character of perception, recollection of former knowledge, recognition of prototypes and interpretation of architectural form symbolics.

Key words: architectural composition, form generation, style, typology


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