Art in Architecture

Small Iconic Architecture

Hosts: Rubina Siddiqui, Assoc. AIA, Senior Product Specialist – BIM Solutions, Vectorworks Inc.
Steve Alden, AIA, NCARB, Architect, Vectorworks Inc.

Even before the computer, there was a desire to create a dramatic statement through architecture. This presentation focuses on smaller projects and examines the link between a designer’s desire for expression and the capability of technology to enable its realization.

Learning Objectives

  1. Differentiate iconic architecture of the past from today's new approach through smaller, more expressive designs.
  2. Recognize why architects from all eras value examples of small iconic projects from around the world.
  3. Examine how evolving technology facilitates the ability to create expressive, iconic solutions.
  4. Discuss how social, economic, political, and environmental pressures influence the decisions that designers make.

For 1 AIA LU credit, take this test after watching our webinar.

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