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Author Harris, James, 1957-
Title Fractal architecture [electronic resource] : organic design philosophy in theory and practice / James Harris.
Publication Info. Albuquerque [N.M.] : University of New Mexico Press, 2012.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Man, nature, and architecture. The journey from mathematical monsters to the key to nature's structure -- The human desire for nature -- Nature's order and its architectural embodiment -- Skyscraper form and its fractal derivative -- Nature and human cognition. Gestalt and the wholeness of fractal structure -- Perception and cognition of natural form -- The universal quality of fractal expression -- The abstract trajectory to the fractal modernist form -- Architecture from nature. Nature's generative character -- Elements of fractal form -- The fractal confluence of science and art -- The spectrum of architecture's relationship to nature.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Geometry in architecture.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Added Title Organic design philosophy in theory and practice
Related To Print version: Harris, James, 1957- Fractal architecture. Albuquerque [N.M.] : University of New Mexico Press, 2012 9780826352019 (DLC) 2011041452
ISBN 9780826352026 (electronic bk.)
0826352022 (electronic bk.)
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