U5 the experience of architecture, the basic coincepts


Relation of contrast 

Relation of camouflage 

Relation of organicism 

Relation of contextualism 


Classic, is close and compact due to the massive walls that kept the structures standing.

Spaces without a centre

Japanese space based on tatami modules.

Modern space, breaks with compact spaces and leaves room for fluidity

Contemporary space, can be differentiated as unique and continuous, breaks with the horizontal plane.


Ritmo, sets the time, is the repetitions of shapes in space.

Axis, linear element that distributes space and the elements that compose it

Symmetry, the relationship between two equal parts of a whole.

Hierarchy, relationship of established supremacy, can be given by size, shape or location

Module, an element that serves as a proportional unit that repeats on the same scale

Grid, axis guide

Movement, irregularity of forms and order that inspire the idea of movement and displacement.

Unity, relationship between each part of the project

Centrality, organization of the space around the center


Limits, is the edge of the composition where a change is found.





Proportion, given by geometric or mathematical rules

Scale, relationship between the size of the building and that of a human


Mechanical functionalism. Beauty comes from mechanical efficiency, begins to develop in the industrial revolution

Organic Funtionalism. Unlike the previous one, this one is based on the adaptation of space for the human.

Moralistic funtionalism. The beauty and usefulness of are confusing.