Process and Expression in Architectural Form (Oklahoma Project for Discourse and Theory)

By: Birkerts, Gunnar

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Generously illustrated with concept development sketches as well as site plans, section drawings, full schematics, and photographs of finished buildings, this engaging volume focuses on "organic synthesis," the creative process that is architect Gunnar Birkerts's methodology and philosophy.

Birkerts likens his organic approach to listening to music: the music must be heard as it unfolds; an attempt to perceive it all at once would reduce it to noise. Organic synthesis occurs as all aspects of a project present themselves: the building site, the building program and budget, available materials and technologies, emotional or intuitive content revealed through architect-client interaction.

Title: Process and Expression in Architectural Form (Oklahoma Project for Discourse and Theory)

Author Name: Birkerts, Gunnar

Categories: Other,

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1994-08-15

ISBN Number: 0806126426

ISBN Number 13: 9780806126425

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: SKU1032870