Architectural Term: Self – Similarity

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Dimitar Papasterevski

Abstract

Architecture, as one of the oldest areas of human activity, describes several categories that seem to be effective today: firmitas, utilities, venustas. But on the other hand, almost every period re-examines and reinterprets these terms. What is happening today? Are there old provisions still? Can we create new ones or expand, modify or re-create them? This paper evaluates the term of the architectural theme to contribute to the creation of a kind of critical vocabulary of contemporary architecture in the context of understanding architectural thought. Different ways of understanding/interpreting an architectural term can lead us to a new and different way of understanding and comprehending architecture itself in a modern changing world. This paper considers the relationship between fractal geometry and architecture as they respond to complexity and order, through the architectural term “self-similarity”.

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Papasterevski, D. (2020). Architectural Term: Self – Similarity. South East European Journal of Architecture and Design (SEEJAD), 2020, 1–4. https://doi.org/10.3889/seejad.2020.10054
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Articles in Architecture

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