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Bio-Architecture [Javier Senosiain] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Bio-Architecture studies the natural principles of animal and human. Between vernacular and the high-technological architecture lies a new way of natural design: Bio-architecture. Mexican architect Javier. By architect Javier Senosiain of Arquitectura Orgánica .. The organic house is born with the idea of creating an area adapted for man, according to his.

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The translator seems to have had little grasp of the subject, or even of the process of Spanish-English translation. Top Reviews Most recent Architectt Reviews. It also shows how architects can take advantage of the resources that contemporary technology has placed within our grasp.


Learn more about Amazon Prime. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Why has this word escaped translation? Rabbits, ants, and moles also create their burrows with their own bodies, mollusks fabricate their own home, which is their shell, with their secretions and excrements.


Views Read Edit View history. Inside Aravena’s open source plans for low-cost yet upgradable housing. To be contextual, if the context was crap, I had to build crap. No study of bio-architecture should begin without reference to vernacular architecture from around the world and Senosiain provides a well illustrated study of forms and structures from various climatic zones.


So the relationship with the context for me was tricky. It is a ferro-concrete construction coated with polyurethane and UV-resistant elastomeric waterproofing.

Furthermore, Senosiain makes a number of completely unsubstantiated comments, e. Don’t have a Kindle? Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Get to Know Us. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Account Options Sign in. Our Space Throughout The Ages. Transporting Materials the Bloomberg building Doctor of Design Cheap architecture universities I’m thinking of making a shipping container house. Javier Senosiain is a Mexican architect organic architecture. This detracts hugely from a book which, like other architectural works, relies heavily on images to make a point.

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The poor quality of the translation may not help see belowbut Senosiain is the offender here. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. It also shows how architects can take advantage of the resources that contemporary technology has placed within our grasp.

I wish the eenosiain states would embrace a more natural form of architecture as its new standard. Bio-Architecture Javier Senosiain Limited preview – The text gives an informative, inspiring overview of the drive toward organically informed design both intrinsically and aesthetically using a wide variety of international examples.


archktect Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Similarly, the “nuraghe” usual use in English of the Italian plural of singular “nuraga” structures of Sardinia are referred to using the Hispanicised plural “nuragas” p. The principles of function, space, structure, and form apply to animals just like they do to us.

In my estimation, the book seriously undermines the reputation of Elsevier for quality publications.

Schools School Blogs Forum. Architecture should always be fun. Images courtesy of Senosiain Archive.

Architectural Press; 1 edition September 8, Language: RoutledgeMay 13, – Architecture – pages. This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. Bio-Architecture is a unique book that mavier the natural principles of animal and human constructions from several different perspectives and looks at what gives origin and shape to built form.

When I built this house people really saw agchitect as a wacky idea, but today I think people understand it better.

Some of his inspirations were simple things such as snakes and peanuts but in his eyes they were true artisan. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

Javier Senosiain is an architect and an historian.