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axial

[′ak·sē·əl]
(science and technology)
Of, pertaining to, or along an axis.
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In the middle of the 1950s socialist realist style became dominant, be it in the field of urban architecture axiality, space hierarchy, symmetry, or model of regular, closed squares encircled by buildings.
What attracts most in the oeuvre of the artist from Lahore is the question of the parallel respecting and avoiding axiality as the composition formula.
Working calmly and slowly, Pichler takes the measure of things and inflects the fundamental principles of symmetry, axiality, and strict frontality in order to join sculpture, landscape, and architecture, looking back to the traditional building techniques of the region and using basic materials like natural clay, metal, wood, glass, and lead to create sacred spaces--sturdy, comforting, and quiet.
at 142 (describing relationship between axiality and principles of yin and yang).
54) Thus, Wright's emphasis on horizontal planes challenges not only Classical verticality, but also Classical axiality, balance and symmetry, and emphases on geometry and rectilinearity.