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The New Structuralism: Design, Engineering and Architectural Technologies (Architectural Design)
by:Rivka Oxman, Robert Oxman
Today the convergence of design, engineering and architectural technologies are breeding a new material practice in experimental architecture. In this pioneering publication, this important shift is fully defined as a highly dynamic synthesis of emerging principles of spatial, structural and material ordering integrated through the application of...
Today the convergence of design, engineering and architectural technologies are breeding a new material practice in experimental architecture. In this pioneering publication, this important shift is fully defined as a highly dynamic synthesis of emerging principles of spatial, structural and material ordering integrated through the application of materialization and fabrication technologies. Providing the foundations for a new theory of structuring in architecture, The New Structuralism has broad implications for the way we both conceive and undertake architectural design, as its impact starts to emanate not only across education internationally, but also through architectural research and practice.Features premier research and design-oriented engineering practices:Bollinger + GrohmannBuro HappoldHanif Kara (AKT)Werner SobekFocuses on design and fabrication technologies in the recent work of:Martin BechtholdBarkow LeibingerEMBT (Enric Miralles, Benedetta Tagliabue)Gramazio & KohlerFabian Scheurer (designtoproduction)Yves Weinand and Markus HudertContributors include:John ChiltonDominik Holzer and Steven DowningNeri OxmanHelmut PottmannNina Rappaport
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