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English translation: sightline/sight line

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22:39 Nov 4, 2013
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Architecture
Spanish term or phrase: Isóptica
Para el cálculo de Isóptica en las edificaciones destinadas a teatros, espectáculos deportivos, ....
Sergio Ruffolo
United States
Local time: 15:21
English translation:sightline/sight line
Explanation:
A sightline, sight line or visual axis, is a normally unobstructed line-of-sight between an intended observer (or spectator) and a stage, arena, or monument, for example. Sightlines are a particularly important consideration in theatre and stadium design, road junction layout and urban planning. In cities such as London, construction within sightlines is restricted to protect the key views of famous landmarks.[1]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sightline

The Origins of the Sightline Calculation

Seating tiers in modern stadia, arena and theatres are defined the following formula:
C = D ((N+R)/D+T) - R
The origin of this formula appears to dates back to a concept of iseidomal or is acoustic curves in lecture halls (equal seeing or equal hearing curves) first presented byJohn Scott Russell on the 16th of May 1838 in a presentation to the Society of Arts for Scotland.
The first building this theory was used to design seems to be the Auditorium Building in Chicago by Adler and Sullivan 1889.
As part of Populous’ ongoing Research and Development program we are currently developing 3rd Generation sightline evaluation with some of the world leading experts in the field.

http://populous.com/posts/the-origins-of-the-sightline-calcu...

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ISOPTICA
Para el diseño del auditorio se requiere hacer el estudio y trazo de la isoptica, para tener una mejor visión como espectador

http://lorenajijon.blogspot.com.es/2010/11/elementos-constru...

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Note added at 39 mins (2013-11-04 23:19:19 GMT)
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INTRODUCCIÓN:
La isóptica es uno de los elementos importantes en cualquier espectáculo, (cines, teatros, templos, estadios, salas de reunión, etc.) tanto ó mas importante que el sonido, la proyección, la acústica, y aun mismo las butacas, etc. Pues puede haber deficiencia en cualquiera de ellos, pero si no existe buena visibilidad, el espectáculo puede ser nulo si no existe la visual.

http://www.industriasideal.com/isoptica/
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Helena Chavarria
Spain
Local time: 21:21
Grading comment
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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sightline/sight line


Explanation:
A sightline, sight line or visual axis, is a normally unobstructed line-of-sight between an intended observer (or spectator) and a stage, arena, or monument, for example. Sightlines are a particularly important consideration in theatre and stadium design, road junction layout and urban planning. In cities such as London, construction within sightlines is restricted to protect the key views of famous landmarks.[1]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sightline

The Origins of the Sightline Calculation

Seating tiers in modern stadia, arena and theatres are defined the following formula:
C = D ((N+R)/D+T) - R
The origin of this formula appears to dates back to a concept of iseidomal or is acoustic curves in lecture halls (equal seeing or equal hearing curves) first presented byJohn Scott Russell on the 16th of May 1838 in a presentation to the Society of Arts for Scotland.
The first building this theory was used to design seems to be the Auditorium Building in Chicago by Adler and Sullivan 1889.
As part of Populous’ ongoing Research and Development program we are currently developing 3rd Generation sightline evaluation with some of the world leading experts in the field.

http://populous.com/posts/the-origins-of-the-sightline-calcu...

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Note added at 30 mins (2013-11-04 23:09:43 GMT)
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ISOPTICA
Para el diseño del auditorio se requiere hacer el estudio y trazo de la isoptica, para tener una mejor visión como espectador

http://lorenajijon.blogspot.com.es/2010/11/elementos-constru...

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Note added at 39 mins (2013-11-04 23:19:19 GMT)
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INTRODUCCIÓN:
La isóptica es uno de los elementos importantes en cualquier espectáculo, (cines, teatros, templos, estadios, salas de reunión, etc.) tanto ó mas importante que el sonido, la proyección, la acústica, y aun mismo las butacas, etc. Pues puede haber deficiencia en cualquiera de ellos, pero si no existe buena visibilidad, el espectáculo puede ser nulo si no existe la visual.

http://www.industriasideal.com/isoptica/

Helena Chavarria
Spain
Local time: 21:21
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 20
Grading comment
Selected automatically based on peer agreement.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  philgoddard: Yes, it must be, though the Spanish doesn't get many hits. I wonder if there's a more common word.
16 mins
  -> Phil, thank you. The references I've found are from Mexico. There must be another term.

agree  Charles Davis: Clearly right; at least, this is the way to translate it. Nice work!
9 hrs
  -> Charles, thank you :)
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