Architectural Characters of a Building

The Character and Style of a building is based on its functional aspects, associated aspects and personal aspects….

Character of a building is classified into three main categories:

  1. Functional Character
  2. Associated Character
  3. Personal Character
Timber structure
Timber structure

In this article, we are going to discuss in detail all the three basic characters of a building mentioned above with examples…

Functional Character of a Building

  • Every building has specific functions and is made for specific broad purpose. The internal planning is in co-ordination with the exterior facade that tells us the purpose of the building.
  • The external appearance plays an important role in determining the purpose and the function of the structure.

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