Considering the architectural field

Peter Hudač


The field represents a fairly frequent expression in architectural language. Its frequent use and usage is widespread and offers many interesting interpretations and connotations. In their works, many theoreticians relate to the phenomenon, either directly or indirectly. The issue is very topical, especially in relation to architectural thinking where the theory of fields influences the architectural design tools. The study attempts to draw a wide range image of the architectural field, which is defined by its symbols and qualities which are based on individual examples. To involve the field into the process of thinking, it is necessary not only to define it but also to recognise its possibilities and also its range of application. Thus a side effect of such thinking is a multi-layered and plastic notion of meanings, links, relations and contexts of the field in architecture.

Keywords: field, dynamics, architecture, parametricism, urban design, digital architecture