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Translucence of Architecture Research

Author HuangZhongHao
Tutor ZhangXianFeng
School Dalian University of Technology
Course Architectural Design and Theory
Keywords Translucency Interface Enclosed system Translucent body
CLC TU-0
Type Master's thesis
Year 2011
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The former building of the 18th century , most of the stone , brick , wood as the main build material , the opaque building skin accounted for the main part , the building seemed heavy and closed . Become an important construction material since the metal and glass , transparent glass windows constitute the epidermis gradually expanded , and even become the main body of the building skin , past the closed , isolated towards the open exchange . Since the 1980s , the architect to fully express the material and visual characteristics of opaque material with transparent materials ( such as glass ) , and instead focus on the performance of those between transparent and opaque translucent material and visual characteristics . We got a myriad range between opaque and transparent translucent level . In this paper, divided into translucent interface translucency , translucent enclosed system to analyze the three categories , translucent body , designed to deeply explore the translucency of the building . This article will be divided into the following five sections discusses the construction of translucent : 1 , translucency historical evolution and arts foundation ; translucent interface on the classification of its construction ; 3 , translucent enclosure system Construction with optical effects ; translucent classification and their respective organizational logic ; 5 , translucency in the building to bring people's appearance .

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