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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# ENGINEERING /// The Function of Form by Farshid Moussavi
Account Options Sign in. Overview Description The book ‘The Function of Form’ explores the production of singular affects through systems that relate form and content. Want to Read saving…. This open nature of transversal systems leads to new actualized forms and novel affects. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. To see fotm your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
It had a very good introduction though the book can be very misleading because of the interesting structures. The examples were great but there very little explanation and details. The research presented aims to forj architectural experiments away from ]mechanistic] finction of systems for re-producing forms, to ]machinic] notions of systems that determine how parts of an architectural problem interrelate and multiply. Extracting their base geometric unit, a wide range of historical projects from the Medieval to the present are used as systems to proliferate different forms.
Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Pandu Laksono rated it it was amazing Oct 21, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Illustrations note Illustrations some col.
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This book provides a thought-provoking account of the challenges facing the 21st century built environment, and an enlivened awareness of the wider possibilities of architectural form. In The Function of Form, internationally acclaimed architect, Farshid Moussavi, provides a provocative functiion of the historically opposing relationship between function and form to reveal the contradiction at the heart of modernism. Serves as a solid glossary of forms and structures I believe that a physical analysis of each form would greatly improve the final result.
Functioon rated it it was amazing Mar 17, Farshid MoussaviDaniel Lopez. Fknction Booksellers for inspiration and information in the field of architecture, urbanism, landscape and design. Actar- Architecture – pages. Rosaphene rated it liked it Nov 15, The Function of Form by Farshid Moussavi.
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Sep 20, Mon rated it liked it Shelves: Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of The Function of Form: No eBook available Amazon. Following the success of The Function of Ornament, this is the ultimate graphic manual on structural systems and their capacity to produce a wide variety of forms.
I think the layout of the book, detailed drawings, and descriptions can definitely be built on further to create a more complete catalog. Open Preview See a Problem? 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, provides a provocative critique of the historically opposing moyssavi between function and form to reveal the contradiction at the heart of modernism.
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