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Inspired by Nature - Minerals free pdf A look at how nature serves as a source of inspiration for contemporary architecture. This collection of contemporary projects reveals conscious and unconscious visual analogies with the mineral world and explains why natural forms make good models for structures. Included are residences, museums, theaters, offices, and stadiums by such notables as Daniel Libeskind, Antoine Predock, Will Bruder, Dominique Perrault, Coop Himmelb(1)au, and XTEN. 209 color illustrations, 192 line drawings.

About Alejandro Bahamon

Alejandro Bahamon, an architect, photographer, and editor of architecture books, is the author of numerous publications on contemporary architecture, including Sketch Plan Build, The Magic of Tents, Treehouses, Glass Houses, Houses on the Edge, and (with Ana Maria Alvarez), Light Color Sound. He lives in Barcelona. Patricia Perez, a landscape engineer, directs the landscape architecture department at the Diputacion de Barcelona and is a professor in the master of landscape architecture program at the Universidad Politecnica de Cataluna.

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Author : Alejandro Bahamon
Publisher : WW Norton
Data Published : 23 December 2008
ISBN : 0393732606
EAN : 9780393732603
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 191 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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