3 Orders Of Antique ArchitecturePresentation Transcript
Quiz : Classical Sculpture
Which image reflects Classical themes and style? R or L Examine: body, weight, facial expression, movement/axis, interaction What descriptive words can be applied?
3 Orders of Antique Architecture
Doric Order = oldest, most austere
Ionic Order = graceful
Corinthian Order = most complex
QUIZ #1: Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, Athens
QUIZ #2 Temple of Hera II, Paestrum, Italy
QUIZ #3 : Iktinos and Kalikrates , The Parthenon, Acropolis, Athens, Greece
In search of ideal relationships Like Doryphoros, here is the culmination in a 200 year effort to find perfect order and harmony through strict mathematical porportions. Note the development of many features in the bottom image Symmetria is controlled by ratio x=2y+1 Order disguises many irregularities; entasis, . . . 460 B.C.E. 447-438 B.C.E.
QUIZ #4 Maison Carrée, Nîmes, France
Look-a-likes What are the differences? What some possible reasons for making them look similar? Why not use the model completely? What can be deduced about respective societies by comparing these two edifices?