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Precedent Studies

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Precedent studies on Taj Mahal and School of Music

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Precedent Studies

  1. 1. TAJ MAHAL, 1648 EMPEROR SHAH JAHAN
  2. 2. SIGHT The building seems to be floating on clouds when viewed from opposite of the river.
  3. 3. SIGHT Red sandstones signifies the Persion’s and its imperialism.
  4. 4. SIGHT Taj mahal framed by an arch to highlight the majestic appearance.
  5. 5. MATERIALITY White marble reflects purity glory.
  6. 6. SCALE & PROPORTION Large building to represent his majestic love.
  7. 7. LIGHT Reflection of light during sunset makes the building look yellow, giving off a different mood.
  8. 8. LIGHT & SOUND The interior is illuminated lightly and shadows reflects sorrowness.
  9. 9. TEXTURE The carving and the shading of the ornaments makes the leaves and flowers appear almost real.
  10. 10. SPIRITUAL The calligraphic inscriptions are symbols of spirituality which portrays the beauty and majestic of the religion.
  11. 11. SCHOOL OF MUSIC IN LISBON, 2008 JOAO LUIS CARRILHO DA GRACA STUDIOS
  12. 12. SENSES Interior / Exterior Relationship (equilibrium)
  13. 13. LIGHT Facade (blind volume)
  14. 14. SCALE & PROPORTION Auditorium
  15. 15. Patio (noise protection)
  16. 16. Classrooms (size)
  17. 17. MATERIALITY (concrete & wood)

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