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Architecture: Nature [Hardcover]

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Philip Jodidio has collected numerous examples of the partnership between architecture and nature from throughout history and the world and presents them in one copiously illustrated volume. From Frank Lloyd Wright's residential house Fallingwater in Bear Run, Philadelphia, to the Miho Museum in Japan built by I.M. Pei, and from the Olympic Stadium built for the 1972 games in Munich to the MoMA roof top garden in New York by Ken Smith, Jodidio demonstrates the many forms that the interplay between built structures and their environment can take. He examines aspects of the relationship between nature and architecture such as nature as inspiration; the imitation and mimicking of natural patterns; landscape design; ecologically sensitive structures; and artificial realities, among others. Professionals, students, and fans of architecture and design will find this wide-ranging book an entertaining read and a valuable resource.

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Pages   188
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 11.1" Width: 8.9" Height: 0.87"
Weight:   2.65 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Oct 30, 2006
Publisher   Prestel Publishing
ISBN  3791335278  
ISBN13  9783791335278  

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More About Philip Jodidio

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Philip Jodidio was the editor in chief of the French art monthly Connaissance des Arts for more than twenty years. He is the author of more than 100 books on contemporary architecture, including Rizzoli s I.M. Pei: The Complete Works and Tadao Ando: Venice. Elizabeth Dowling is professor emeritus at Georgia Tech University."

Philip Jodidio currently resides in Grimentz.

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