modern architecture

THE CONCEPT OF AESTHETICS IN ARCHITECTURE. "TRADITIONAL" AND "ACADEMIC" ARCHITECTURE

Architecture from the aesthetics criteria point of view is in unique position, is being the high art and utilitarian, material thing at the same time. The famous formula of Vitruvius, "utilitas, firmitas, venustas" [utility, strength, beauty] reveals synthesis of spirit and matter. Architecture, that have been a monumental art, at the same time is very visual: it is constantly around us, has created habitat and acquiring in this way has the obvious superiority in case of influence on people.