The Relationship Between Interior Architecture and Music

  •  Essam Metwally Mohamed    


There is no doubt that there is a calculated relationship between architecture and music. If music is the translation of emotion, this emotion has been reflected in the architectural character and the arts of building and shaping its style. And the music of primitive tribes and barbaric peoples represented by the drums of homogeneous repetitions reflected on their buildings and primitive character or their huts identical and compact without compatibility or homogeneity. The rural music of each country, which is characterized by simple melodies and monotonous tones belonging to the living nature and sprouts from its land, we find a reflection of the buildings that are characterized by simplicity and calm and building materials derived from the surrounding nature.

The Harmonized melodies and the continuous repetition of original tones and their background can easily be read or heard on the facades of the Islamic style buildings in the continuous surface repetition of contracts and decorations

The change of the personality of Arab architecture from one country to another and the change of the form of contracts and domes, has found a similarity in the changing personality of contemporary music.

Every modern development in architecture and its character is recorded by the music and its character. The more the cultures of the peoples are merged, the more modern the modern architecture, which occupies its place in the different countries, resonates with contemporary world music and converges with the civil affinity and culture of the peoples.

"Architecture is music embodied in the place," says Hassan Fathi. "Music is an architecture embodied in time"

Studying the relationship between interior architecture and music enables us to "enjoy" it by using our senses to "see what we listen to" and "hear what we see" achieve greater levels of experience. I think this is what the "normal" people do, and they use their senses to live life differently than they did before.

Through practical experiments for students of Design 2, the music has been transformed into an interior design through the sensation, sensation and impression of the music in the same designer to translate these feelings into design forms and stereoscopic elements with materials, colors and reflections that express these feelings and the emotional state raised by this music.

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