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Understanding Better Series - Week 3 (A new series that focuses on comprehending the architectural drawing to a deeper extent.
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Architecs: Bjarke Ingels Group In architecture, composition is fundamental. From this we can generate different types of experiences and interactions with those who inhabit them. The contrasts, sizes, colors, and light are exposed aspects to create an experience that can perdure in the memory of the colective. This time we want
to center on skyscrapers, those buildings with significative heights that stand out from the rest and are points of reference in many cities. The mayority are
towers of mixed used that can bring high economic growth and therefore are identified as centers of power. Humanity has mantained an interest to
outstand from its enviroment in any way, and the construction of these buildings allows them to generate an experience of monumentality, power and depelop new technologies that can beat the rest. Its inevitable not to produce relations from the experience, that is why we are capable of perceiving
details that can leave a mark in our day to day actions. These grand constructions, because of its size, give a spatial experience to the citizens, leaving them with memories, paths, and spaces that let them discover architecture from the emotion, feeling, and seeing.