Title: The function of form, Author: Actar Publishers, Name: The function of form, Farshid Moussavi, Daniel Lopez, Garrick Ambrose, Ben Fortunato, Ryan. The Function of Form by Farshid Moussavi, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. In The Function of Form, internationally acclaimed architect, Farshid Moussavi, provides a provocative critique of the historically opposing.
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Chris Simmons rated it it was amazing Apr 09, The book ‘The Function of Form’ explores the production of singular affects through systems that relate form and content.
The title is slightly misleading – other than an intro essay on the significance of formal variation in the 20th century, the rest is pretty much just a collection of structural support with Rhino renders.
We need to move away from the definition of function as utility, she argues, to align it with how function is defined in mathematics, biolog In The Function of Form, internationally acclaimed architect, Farshid Moussavi, mouswavi a provocative critique of the historically opposing relationship between function fadshid form to reveal the contradiction at the heart of modernism. Illustrations note Illustrations some col. Hardcoverpages.
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Function and form, considered together in architecture, stand in opposition to the dualism which defined our approach to the built environment throughout the twentieth century. The Function of Fjnction. It had a very good introduction though the book can be very misleading because of the interesting structures. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Rocky rated it it was amazing Mar 17, Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.
Damla Tu rated it really liked it Mar 25, I have been using this book to teach myself grasshopper because so many of the case studies lend themselves to parametric modeling. Jul 15, Sean Billy rated it liked it. Actar- Architecture – pages.
Frashid Yoosefi rated it it was amazing May 11, Advaita Kelkar rated it it was amazing Aug 19, Sep 20, Mon rated it liked it Shelves: I appreciate the quantity of examples, diversity of structures, and clear organization. We need to move away from the fprm of function as utility, she argues, to align it with how function is defined in mathematics, biology or music.
The research presented aims to move architectural experiments away from ‘mechanistic’ notions of systems for re-producing forms, to ‘machinic’ notions of systems that determine how parts of an architectural problem interrelate and multiply. The Function of Form. As other people has mentioned, it needs a little bit more of development but the illustrations are well presented.
The book distinguishes tessellation from modulation as a type of flexible system for producing complex repetition through diverse parts. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Refresh and try again.
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