Scope note for the class Architectural Model – AR1 Back
This class comprises the immaterial content of objects created during architectural design in order to express and represent architectural concepts. The propositional content contained in an architectural model provides information regarding an overall architectural concept and can be used to understand the architect’s intent. Instances of this class are information objects produced as a result of architectural design processes (instances of F28) undertaken in relation to the goals of an instance of AR15 Design Conception to comply with the specifications of an instance of AR6 Architectural Program. An instance of Architectural Model realises, in whole or in part, the propositional content of the instance of AR3 Design Concept it especially functions to provide representations of the relations of space and materiality of the design proposal, such that these representations can be used as guides for the eventual realization of these models in some built work.