publication . Article . 2006

A Meaning of Baroque in terms of Space Syntax - Finding a ″Bridge″ between Cosmology and Practicality in Cities -

Kigawa, Tsuyoshi; Seo, Kyung Wook; Furuyama, Masao;
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  • Published: 15 Nov 2006 Journal: Journal of Asian Architecture and Building Engineering, volume 5, pages 269-276 (issn: 1346-7581, eissn: 1347-2852, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
A city is a spatial system that is generated in the process of searching for an ideal form. From the structure of a city, we can find paradigms of the past in which worldviews of the society are instilled. Baroque, to be studied in this paper, is interpreted as a change from ′limitation′ to ′infinity′. There are many studies that investigated Baroque but they see the change from a single viewpoint of either cosmology or practicality. The purpose of this study is, therefore, to combine these two viewpoints for a comprehensive understanding of what paradigm has formed Baroque cities. Practicality is revealed by means of Space Syntax and our new concept, Urban Entr...
Subjects
free text keywords: Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous), Cultural Studies, Civil and Structural Engineering, Architecture, Building and Construction, Viewpoints, Spatial system, Sociology, Infinity, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Cosmology, Epistemology, Baroque, Archaeology, Uncertainty coefficient, Space syntax, Civil engineering, Urban morphology, K400
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