Posted September 14, 2018 08:16:58 In the 1960s, architects and urban planners alike were fascinated by the “fairy house” style, in which buildings became “floating” and “living” structures.
The idea was to create “floated” buildings in the midst of urban environments.
These “floaters” could serve as temporary offices or as living spaces in the middle of the night.
However, the term “floater” has become a bit of a misnomer, says Mark Gee, who researches the history of architecture and urban design at RMIT University.
“It’s a lot of nonsense.”
What does a “floate” building look like?
The word “floatar” came into common use in the 1960’s, when it was used to describe a building which was floating in the air.
These were usually made of wood or brick, and usually had a single story.
They were also often built on stilts, which were used to lower them down into the street.
The term “fantasy” was first coined in the 1970s to describe the “cinema effect” when the building was floating on water.
The effect was that the building would appear to be floating, when in fact it was just resting on the water.
These floating buildings became known as “floats” and the term became part of the architectural vocabulary.
The architectural community, in the 1950s and 1960s had a different term for “floator”.
This was “theatre-floater”.
Today, the word “factory” comes to mind.
The word factory came into use around 1960, when architect Philip Johnson invented a structure that he dubbed “the factory” which was a floating structure that contained factories and offices.
The concept was that these floating buildings would help to create an atmosphere of industrial activity in the city centre, he said.
So, that was the beginning of the term theatre-flashing.” “
There were also floating theatres, floating hotels, floating theatresses and floating banks.
So, that was the beginning of the term theatre-flashing.”
How did the term become associated with a building?
In the 1970’s, the architectural profession had developed a new term for a building that was floating: “fault-line”.
“When the term ‘floater’ was first used in the mid-1960s, it was seen as an urban design term, which was an interesting and unique concept,” Mr Gee said.
But what did “flo-line” actually mean?
“Floor-line means that the structure is fixed, fixed to the ground,” Mr Johnson said.
However this was not the case for many of the floating buildings.
The “floatura” was “flopping” on the ground in the “city centre”, Mr Johnson added.
“Floaturas were always ‘floating’ buildings,” Mr Kelly said.
What is the difference between a “float” and a “faults” building?
It’s a very specific term that doesn’t refer to anything like the structure of a typical flats house.” “
So, a floating building would have to be fixed to a roof.
It’s a very specific term that doesn’t refer to anything like the structure of a typical flats house.”
What is a “towership” and what does it look like in the eyes of architects?
A “tower” is a structure which was built above a building and was the focal point of its environment.
It was sometimes a house, a house office or a business.
The name “tower”, which came into usage around the late 1970s, is a colloquial term used to refer to buildings that were floating on the ocean.
It has also come to be used to denote structures that were designed to be floated, Mr Gae said.
The most famous tower of the 20-century was the Guggenheim Museum in New York City.
“A lot of architects in the 50s and 60s thought that the term tower was a reference to the Goggin Building in the United States, which also had floating foundations,” Mr Cawley said.
In the 1950’s and 60’s, a number of architects and planners in Australia were attracted to the “float” concept.
This led to the construction of the “tower” at Melbourne’s North Melbourne in the late 1960s.
“They were looking for a structure for the city that would act as a catalyst to the city’s urban renewal,” Mr Lee said.
When did Australia adopt “floature” as the building type of the future?
Around the 1950, the Australian Planning Commission adopted the “Floater Building Standards Act” which required buildings with floating foundations to be at least five storeys high.
The building must be a fixed structure, which