Secondly, if the cut and montage are essential to cinematography, so too is the tectonic essential for architecture.
The Weimar Bauhaus is a tectonic expression of load bearing walls interrupted by window screens.
This area is a good example of the interplay of tectonic and magmatic processes.
The house has a tectonic simplicity and an ephemeral beauty, being as light in its mass as it is in ambience.
Even in fairly recent history the theory of tectonic plates beneath the earth's crust was discounted and scorned before it could eventually be proven.
A truly tectonic architecture will therefore be naturally identified with its surroundings through its choice of materials and forms responding to availability and climactic conditions.
In this paper, we discuss the tectonic settings and magmatic processes which allow these magmas to reach the surface.
In these zones one section of the Earth's crust, called a tectonic plate, moves over or under another.
Geologists have long studied mountains for clues to Earth's tectonic history.
But despite relative economy of means, the building has bold tectonic presence.