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Emphasis

Part of the design that catches attention; an area that stands out from the use of color, texture or shape etc.

Focal Point

An area in design that the architect emphasizes.

Movement

The path the eye takes when looking at a design; this path can be directed by lines, edges, shape and color.

Repetition

Works using pattern to make the design come together; this principle creates unity in the piece.

Proportion

When all parts in the design and structure relate well to each other in size, amounts or numbers.

Rhythm

When one or more elements of design are used to create organized movement; creates a feeling.

Variety

The use of several elements of design in a design to hold the viewer's attention.

Unity

The feeling of harmony between all parts of the design; creates a sense of completeness.

Electric Design

Mixing and matching of styles, shapes, themes, periods that still follow the elements of design.

Symmetrical

This design, shows equality between its elements visually and structure wise.

Asymmetrical

Parts of this design are not visually equal but are similar in height and weight.

Organic Design

This type of architecture promotes harmony with nature through design so that the structure blends in with the environment.

Durability

Designing a structure that stands on its own regardless of how old it is; this includes maintenance.

Architecture

The profession of designing buildings and environments with consideration for their look and feel.

Gradated

Repeated element that increases or decrease by size and shape.

Habitable

A design that is fit for living and habitation.

Structure

The manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts.

Informal Design

A more random design; a design that is lacking order and it does not have visual organization.

Beauty

To design using artistic expression in the structure so that the client likes the way it looks.

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