Monday, February 28, 2011

Methods of Design Growth: Axes as Connectors

A perfect example of using the axis as a tool in large scale design is seen in the five 'new' fora of Rome. One enters the first forum on the central axis located in the lower right hand corner of the diagram, the fora built by subsequent emperor's relate to the larger whole, by having the central axis of the newly built forum perpendicular to the proceeding forum.

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