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15:01 May 17, 2005
English to Italian translations [PRO] Other / architecture
English term or phrase:straight up-and-downs
This makes it possible to manipulate the structure in accordance with a chosen design aesthetic. The structure for this work was determined not by hard-and-fast rules but by a loose set of desiderata avoiding such rules (“try to avoid straight up-and-downs,” “try to avoid closed triangles,” “avoid regular planes and rhythms,” etc.) and then to leave everything ultimately up to the aesthetic sense of balance of the architect. Above and beyond whether the structure serves the function of efficiently transmitting the force of its elements, its exterior acquires a definitely aesthetic