Form and Function in Architecture

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Niccolo Belloni, 346274 - RESEARCH REPORT COMPARRISON– ASSIGNMENT 3
Theme of my inquiry -
University of Witwatersrand’s Urban Framework Design Development Analysis in its Architectural Design Concepts and Strategies.
Buildings analysed and compared in research proposal:
School Of Construction Economics and Management Building, University of Witwatersrand by Michael Scholes and Associate Architects. (discussed in Assignment 1)
Wits Science Stadium, University of Witwatersrand by Savage and Dodd Architects in collaboration with Urban Solutions, Urban Design Framework proposed by Ludwig Hansen Architects & Urban Designers.
Following Assignment 1, I now analyse WSS and its design strategies that are used to achieve the objectives of the universities urban framework design development scheme and compare them to the strategies used in the design of the CEM building.
Key questions developed from urban framework document investigation-
What are the architectural design concepts and strategies incorporated in the respective buildings, which relate to the primary goal and the individual main objectives of the University of Witwatersrand established urban framework
Intended layout of the essay -
• Intro: Brief History into the urban framework of the University of Witwatersrand and its development.
• Discussion of problems acknowledged in existing urban framework
• Explain and discuss the new urban framework design scheme and how it aims to enrich the urban fabric and resolve existing problems in urban the urban framework.
• Discuss the primary goal and main objectives of the newly established urban design framework.
• Discuss the architecture concepts and design strategies used in the WSS Building which are similar in regards to the CEM building that responds to the primary goal and main objectives of the newly established urban design framework.
• Comparison…...

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