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The autopoiesis of architecture
Patrik Schumacher, Patrik Schu ...

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The autopoiesis of architecture
Patrik Schumacher

Published 2011 by J. Wiley, John Wiley & Sons Ltd in Chichester, Chichester .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

v. 1. A new framework for architecture. Architectural theory
The historical emergence of architecture
Architecture as autopoietic system
operations, structures and processes
The medium of architecture
The societal function of architecture
v.2. A new agenda for architecture. 6. The task of architecture
7. The Design process
8. Architecture and society
9. Architecture and politics
10. Self-descriptions of architecture
11. Parametricism - the Parametric paradigm and the formation of a new style
12. Epilogue - the design of a theory.

Edition Notes

"The book elaborates the theory of architecture's autopoiesis in 12 parts (five parts in Vol 1 and seven parts in Vol 2)"--Pref., v. 1.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [445]-452) and index.


Library of Congress
NA2500 .S386 2011

The Physical Object

2 v. : xvi, 461 p. :
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0470772999, 0470772980, 0470666153, 0470666161, 1119990491
9780470772997, 9780470772980, 9780470666159, 9780470666166, 9781119990499


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