By CATHERINE INGRAHAM
This ebook appears to be like at particular situations within the Renaissance, Enlightenment and our personal time whilst architectural principles and ideas of organic existence come into shut proximity with one another. those convergences are interesting and intricate, providing new insights into structure and its position. developing structure as a manufactured from the ascendancy of the location of human existence, the writer exhibits the following that whereas structure depends on lifestyles forces for its lifestyles, whilst it has to be, at a few point, detached to the existence inside of it. lifestyles, for its half, privileges itself certainly else, and seeks to constantly extend its box of expression. This, then, is the asymmetrical , and to appreciate it really is to realize vital new theoretical views into the character of architecture.
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