Dissertation > Industrial Technology > Building Science > Architectural theory

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
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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