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A Study on Characteristics of the Airport Architecture from the viewpoint of 'Non-Place'
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A Study on Characteristics of the Airport Architecture from the viewpoint of 'Non-Place'
Jung, Hye-Jin;
The aim of this study is to analyse spatial characteristics of the airport architecture focused on Marc notion called 'Non-Place'. The airport architecture started as a place of the event in the suburbs as opposed to the residential place of the city from the beginning, and then it came to have a characteristic as a marginal place which connects local places as a node of the global network and exits between them at the same time, not belonging to a particular local place. In addition, the modern international hub airport architecture developed into the terminal complex that features a unique architectural typology as a architectural facility that spatializes the continuous flow of mobility, a combination of infrastructurization with flow-meditated parameter machine, and a traffic flow distribution device as well as a boarding connection medium. The airport architectural space is basically for handling and performing the procedures of 'flight'. In this sense, the airport architecture was established as a space for the purpose of passing movement and circulation, which means that the architectural spatialization process of airport architecture regards how to deal with the mobility and flow as key design elements. In addition, spatial system according to the change of flow in the linked identity are intermediated by various symbols and technologies that mediate space, users and communication between individuals and others. The airport architectural space directs the flow into a space of disorientation resulting from a huge scale and complex traffic flow system and consists of various media that provide information about the space and overall spatial environment, and users come to experience the spatial environment as a landscape image of the flow through visual communication with signs, which indicates the nature of non-place in that the experiential form of airport space is characterized by the abstraction through visualization.
Non-Place;Airport Architecture;Internalization of Infrastructure;Flow Sequence;In-between space;Code-space;
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