Architecture, Animal, Human The Asymmetrical Condition by Catherine Ingraham

By Catherine Ingraham

This ebook appears to be like at particular cases within the Renaissance, Enlightenment and our personal time while architectural rules and ideas of organic existence come into shut proximity with one another. those convergences are attention-grabbing and intricate, delivering new insights into structure and its function. setting up structure as a fabricated from the ascendancy of the placement of human lifestyles, the writer exhibits right here that whereas structure relies on lifestyles forces for its lifestyles, even as it has to be, at a few point, detached to the lifestyles inside it. existence, for its half, privileges itself specially else, and seeks to regularly extend its box of expression. This, then, is the asymmetrical , and to appreciate it's to realize vital new theoretical views into the character of structure.

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