7 | Suburban buildings are freestanding objects in space. Urban buildings are often shapers of space.

7 | Suburban buildings are freestanding objects in space. Urban buildings are often shapers of space.

11 | Use "denial and reward" to enrich passage through the built environment.

11 | Use "denial and reward" to enrich passage through the built environment.

5 | Solid-void theory is the three-dimensional counterpart to figure-ground theory. It holds that the volumetric spaces shaped or implied by the placement of solid objects are as important as, or more important than, the objects themselves.

5 | Solid-void theory is the three-dimensional counterpart to figure-ground theory. It holds that the volumetric spaces shaped or implied by the placement of solid objects are as important as, or more important than, the objects themselves.

10 | Our experience of an architectural space is strongly influenced by how we arrive in it.

10 | Our experience of an architectural space is strongly influenced by how we arrive in it.

20 | Engineers tend to be concerned with physical things in and of themselves. Architects are more directly concerned with the human interface with physical things.

20 | Engineers tend to be concerned with physical things in and of themselves. Architects are more directly concerned with the human interface with physical things.

2 | A figure is an element or shape placed on a page, canvas, or other background. Ground is the space of the page.

2 | A figure is an element or shape placed on a page, canvas, or other background. Ground is the space of the page.

3 | Figure-ground theory states that the space that results from placing figures should be considered as carefully as the figures themselves.

3 | Figure-ground theory states that the space that results from placing figures should be considered as carefully as the figures themselves.

4 | When elements or spaces are not explicit but are nonetheless apparent - we can see them even though we can't see them - they are said to be implied.

4 | When elements or spaces are not explicit but are nonetheless apparent - we can see them even though we can't see them - they are said to be implied.

6 | We move through negative spaces and dwell in positive spaces.

6 | We move through negative spaces and dwell in positive spaces.

8 | "Architecture is the thoughtful making of space."

8 | "Architecture is the thoughtful making of space."

12 | Design an architectural space to accommodate a specific program, experience, or intent.

12 | Design an architectural space to accommodate a specific program, experience, or intent.

13 | Space planning is the organizing or arranging of spaces to accommodate functional needs.

13 | Space planning is the organizing or arranging of spaces to accommodate functional needs.

15 | A parti is the central idea or concept of a building.

15 | A parti is the central idea or concept of a building.

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