World Construction

The Unity of Space in Buildings and Music

Lanyue Hu


The phrase “buildings are the essence of music while music is the flow of buildings” is well known but rarely understood by many. If indeed music is repeated in its simplest way, it could not escape its literary metaphor. This is a property that is difficult to define as music and architecture should be examined from all perspectives. This report examines the compatibility between music and buildings from the viewpoint of modern art which improves our understanding and appreciation of architectural features. Therefore, in principle, the relationship to unify buildings and music should be investigated.


Buildings; Music; Space; Unity

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