Performance in architecture according to the thoughts of Louie Kan and Walter Gropious
Abstract: what nowadays we call performance is the result of theoretical definitions in the opinions and theories of architectures and pundits of the architecture theorizing history and especially in twenty century. Thinking in the quiddity of this concept and understanding its real meaning need to study its quiddity in the opinions of elders who have had main share in transformation of fundamental concepts of architecture theorizing. (Sofeh magazine/ the performance concept in Louie Kan thought/Gharibpour, Afra). This article tries that with studying the theories of ((Louie Kan)) and ((Walter Gropious)) about architecture, study and explain the quiddity of performance concept in their opinions. In the first part, the thoughts of Louie Kan about architecture are studied. In this part, according to the fundamental words and phrases that Louie himself has applied them and studying his theoretical views, philosophic substructure of his thought about architecture is interpreted and according to the thoughts of Louie Kan about architecture, it is tried that the performance concept to be interpreted and explained. In the second part, the thoughts of Gropious about architecture performance are studied. In this part, according to the theories of Gropious and the goals of Bauhaus school in the field of architecture performance and practical arts, also reconciling and relation of architecture with industrial designing are studied. And finally the differences and similarities of these two architects in their thought and style are studied.