Architecture details come together to yield more than the sum of their parts. Individually, a detail can be observed through sight, touch, or even sound — and it is the architecture detail that can leave a lasting impression on a building occupant. You see, as a building occupant travels through an environment, it is the architecture details that they come into contact with most. They touch the railing. They see the glazing framework. Or they even form a first impression because of the awning detail cantilevered overhead.
The way that an architect incorporates architecture details into their design is critical. Together these details guide building occupants along their journey through a given environment — and together these details also tell a story about the architecture. The quality of a building can be revealed through its details. Are they carefully designed? Are they carefully constructed? Do they guide the [Read more…]