rectilinearity


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rectilinearity

(ˌrɛktɪˌlɪnɪˈærɪtɪ)
n
(Mathematics) the state or quality of being rectilinear
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Jaeger's paradoxically tight and capacious installation further presented an uneasy tension between the formed and the informe: the rectilinearity of the bench versus the beanbag's slouch, the expansive aqueous color on the taut stretchers.
Still, the "general rectilinearity" is constructed from "an infinity of particular curves," "an infinity of local deviations from rectilinearity," with each having "its own proper journey to the End," all together making up the curvilinear master trajectory towards the center.
With a portfolio that includes public buildings such as 41 Cooper Square in New York, the San Francisco Federal Building, and Giant Interactive's campus in Shanghai, Morphosis has continually envisioned institutional structures that stand out in their rich contexts by pushing the boundaries of rectilinearity.
Ironically, just two issues after Brillembourg's (2004) condemnation of the rectilinearity of colonial city planning appeared in Architectural Design, the journal published photos of the first invasions in Villa Maria del Triunfo, Lima, showing that they reproduced the typical layout of Spanish colonial cities (Golda-Pongratz, 2004).
The high/low marker firstly appears in the "Neolithic semisubterranean huts that raise above ground by the aggressive rectilinearity of its walls" (ibidem), as testified by the representation of ^atalhoyuk (cfr.
Ademas, la poesia y la narrativa permiten una experiencia de tiempos simultaneos: "time can be unilinear as well as multilinear, direct as well as reversed, continuous as well as discontinuous; it can even be a combination of rectilinearity and circularity" (174).
54) Thus, Wright's emphasis on horizontal planes challenges not only Classical verticality, but also Classical axiality, balance and symmetry, and emphases on geometry and rectilinearity.
The proportions of the sculptural negative are nearly identical to the positive stelae but are, in fact, intruded upon a slight skewing from the rectilinearity of the forms themselves.
Flinn: Signal analysis using rectilinearity and direction of particle motion, Proceedings of the IEEE, 59 (1965), 1234-1237.
Circularity replaces rectilinearity as the temporal relationships between cases double back and overlap each other.