evidente sintesi formale and forti sintesi plastiche e cromatiche
English translation: ...the synthesis of form is evident and the plastic and colour syntheses are strong
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14:04 Nov 24, 2001
Italian to English translations [PRO] Art/Literary
Italian term or phrase:evidente sintesi formale and forti sintesi plastiche e cromatiche
from a brochure on the Italian futurist movement at the turn of the century.This aspect of the movement developed in the 1920's
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the formal coherence/plastic and chromatic coherence
Explanation: Hi Peter, I would use "coherence" rather than synthesis.
In the early days of rationalism it used to be said that an object was beautiful in so far as it was functional, and only the most practical functions were taken into account. Various kinds of tools were used as evidence, for this argument, such as surgical instruments. Today we do not think in terms of beauty but of formal coherence, and even the "decorative" function of the object is thought of as a psychological element. For beauty in the abstract may be defined as what is called style....
The building's dynamic section is so tightly calibrated with alternating centralized and bifurcated plans that the intervention of a continuous vertical passage, no matter how well integrated on a given level, will inevitably interrupt a room, stair, or passage on another level. The problem is to absorb the elevator and to reestablish the rigorous formal coherence and connectivity of the existing configuration while attending to implicit customs of sequence and occupation. A second stage of the project requires the redesign of a secondary elevation.