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Architecture and nature

creating the American landscape

by Christine Macy

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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture -- United States -- 20th century,
    • Architecture -- Environmental aspects -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementChristine Macy and Sarah Bonnemaison.
      ContributionsBonnemaison, Sarah.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA712 .M3 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3554775M
      ISBN 100415283582, 0415283590
      LC Control Number2002009266

      Vitruvius is famous for asserting in his book De architectura that a structure must exhibit the three qualities of firmitatis, utilitatis, venustatis – that is, stability, utility, beauty. These are sometimes termed the Vitruvian virtues or the Vitruvian Triad. According to Vitruvius, architecture is an imitation of : Marcus Vitruvius Pollio, 80–70 BC, Roman Republic. Elements of Architecture focuses on the fragments of the rich and complex architectural collage. Window, façade, balcony, corridor, fireplace, stair, escalator, elevator: the book seeks to excavate the micro-narratives of building detail. The result is no single history, but rather the web of origins, contaminations, similarities, and Category: Books > Architecture & Design.

      Architecture seemed to conform to nature. The symmetry of Chinese-style temple plans gave way to asymmetrical layouts that followed the specific contours of hilly and mountainous topography. The borders existing between structures and the natural world were deliberately obscure. not alone in believing that nature was a book in which the. Examining the complex social and material relationships between architecture and ecology which constitute modern cultures, this collection responds to the need to extend architectural thinking about ecology beyond current design literatures. This book shows how the `habitats', `natural milieus', `places' or `shelters' that construct architectural ecologies are composed of complex and dynamic.

      The second volume of Leonardo Studies explores a dual theme of nature and architecture, offering a wide-ranging overview of current Leonardo scholarship on these two abundant subjects. While Leonardo worked on his Treatise on Painting, he noted that understanding the physical properties of nature must precede individual projects of painting or designing buildings. Principles of landscape architecture, nature-, and environmental-based techniques as operative This book examines the three principal value systems which influence landscape architectural Author: Steffen Nijhuis.


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