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Tectonic Theory: Obsolete or Relevant ? An in-depth analysis of tectonic theory relative to the use of digital design tools, in the contemporary architectural practice

Part 2 Dissertation 2016
Roven Rebeira
City School of Architecture, Colombo, Sri Lanka Colombo Sri Lanka
Tectonic theory in architecture, understands design and construction of space as one; neither exists in isolation as each informs the other. Although a significant concept during the master builder era, tectonics gradually lost its prominence due to construction specialization and the emergence of the professions of engineering. The dissertation presents the computer as a platform for reviving tectonic theory in the present and future context of the profession of architecture.
Roven Rebeira

Tutor(s)
Tamara Wjayapala
2016
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