2014-01-26

Ye Liu, Taiwan. The Force of Landform

Filed under spirit of place.

Landform, topography, geography, location, they can be significant notions of architecture that govern a way of place. Topographically, the configuration of elements shapes surface and forms ground, that makes connection of man, ground and the sky significant. Geographically, location method involves orientation of man over his position on earth in relating from one spaces to the other. Landform, in this case, an arrangement of elements over time by the force of wind, and water, surfaces the way of experiencing the site that gives rise to a kind of spirit of place.