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Arbab M, Mahdavinejad M, Bemanian M. A Mathematical Framework for Evaluation of Stagnation and Movement in Architectural Spaces, Case Studies: Iranian Traditional Houses. IJAUP 2022; 32 (4)
URL: http://ijaup.iust.ac.ir/article-1-572-en.html
1- Department of Architecture, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
2- Department of Architecture, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran , mahdavinejad@modares.ac.ir
Derived from a research work of the same title, this article aims at recognizing the spiritual characteristics of the concept of dynamism and motion in the Iranian traditional architecture as well as its manifestation in the connector spaces of traditional houses. These valuable buildings represent the diversity of movement and stagnation for reaching eternal concepts through reproduction and variation of their elements. An Iranian architect expresses these two concepts of Islamic transcendental goals by contrasting combinations both in form and space. The key questions arising here are: what are the characteristics of movement and stagnation in Iranian traditional houses? What are the concepts of movement and stagnation in the architecture of the connector spaces in traditional houses? To answer these questions, a case study was conducted by combination methods. The required information was collected by desk and field studies. Ten traditional houses in Qazvin were selected as samples. According to the results, the movement both in the form of physical and sensational movements can be identified in traditional Iranian architecture. Physical movement or criteria such as moving in space and eye movement and sensational movement can be analyzed by influencing the feelings of viewers as well as the rest provided by a pause atmosphere.
Type of Study: Review Paper | Subject: Architecture

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