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What is  “SCALE”  ?
<ul><li>The comparison of one object against another </li></ul><ul><li>Determine objects’ size </li></ul><ul><li>Determine...
Types of Scale <ul><li>Mechanical </li></ul><ul><li>Visual </li></ul><ul><li>Human </li></ul>
Mechanical Scale <ul><li>The size of something relative to an accepted standard of measurement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>U.S. ...
Monumentality
Visual Scale <ul><li>The size of an object relative to an assumed size of anpther object  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Elements s...
Human Scale
Human Scale <ul><li>Human scale is based on the dimensions of the body </li></ul><ul><li>Designing to human scale achieves...
Monumentality <ul><li>Breaks the human scale </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aware the existence of things much larger than ourselve...
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  1. 1. What is “SCALE” ?
  2. 2. <ul><li>The comparison of one object against another </li></ul><ul><li>Determine objects’ size </li></ul><ul><li>Determine objects’ ratio/relationship of size </li></ul>Scale:
  3. 3. Types of Scale <ul><li>Mechanical </li></ul><ul><li>Visual </li></ul><ul><li>Human </li></ul>
  4. 4. Mechanical Scale <ul><li>The size of something relative to an accepted standard of measurement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>U.S. Imperial System vs. International Metric System </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Architectural Plans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Models </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Monumentality
  6. 6. Visual Scale <ul><li>The size of an object relative to an assumed size of anpther object </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Elements such as windows and doorways give us an idea the size and the number of stories of a building </li></ul></ul><ul><li>We perceive the size of each element in relation to the whole structure </li></ul>
  7. 7. Human Scale
  8. 8. Human Scale <ul><li>Human scale is based on the dimensions of the body </li></ul><ul><li>Designing to human scale achieves: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Comfort </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intimacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In control </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Important </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Monumentality <ul><li>Breaks the human scale </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aware the existence of things much larger than ourselves </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Insignificant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demands our respect </li></ul></ul>
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