By Barie Fez-Barringten
The authors writings are in line with his lecture sequence provided in 1968 at Yale college known as structure: The Making of Metaphors which used to be then released partly in major Currents in smooth idea, then in lots of different journals together with learn into the works of Paul Weiss, Andrew Ortony, David Zarefsky and W. J. J. Gordon.
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Techné is actually a system of practical knowledge as a craft or art informed by knowledge of the physical properties and strength of materials, geometry, mathematics, and other sciences. Metaphoric pairs of complements contrasts metaphors and submetaphors, process and product, implicit and obscure to conspicuous and overt metaphors as well as the metaphor of myth and fantasy. In their yearning for integrity fact, non-fiction, and truth in life as well as design many reject architecture as the making of metaphors as a “blasphemy”.
It can easily be read and experienced. In fact it is this characteristic which scholars, poets and the general public refer to as metaphor while in fact metaphor is much more. It is this public virtue which is most often cited to be the metaphor of architecture and is reified in  “… the idea of monumentality, which is closely related to myth or what in political terms we call ideology. ”  The myth dramatically articulates the ideals that appeal to a populace, which they would like to follow.
We feel disappointed and somewhat cheated, if the outside is not relevant to what is within. There is something deceptive or fraudulent about giving a bar the façade of a Gothic cathedral. So a magnificent exterior must not lead to a radical disappointment when we step inside. The reciprocal is also true; we must not suffer a shock in moving back and forth between inside and outside. There must be an intrinsic relationship between the two, even though each has a different orientation. The outside is oriented to the exterior world which is largely beyond our control whereas the inside is related normally to factors which we can control, nevertheless, inside and outside must form a whole.