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How Buildings Work

The Natural Order of Architecture

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsEdward Allen (Illustrator), David Swoboda (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7390600M
ISBN 10019516198X
ISBN 109780195161984

About How Buildings Learn. Buildings have often been studies whole in space, but never before have they been studied whole in time. How Buildings Learn is a masterful new synthesis that proposes that buildings adapt best when constantly refined and reshaped by their occupants, and that architects can mature from being artists of space to becoming artists of time. Illustrated with hundreds of illuminating line drawings, this classic guide reveals virtually every secret of a building's function: how it stands up, keeps its occupants safe and comfortable, gets built, grows old, and dies--and why some buildings do this so much better than others. Drawing on things he's learned from the many buildings he himself designed (and in some cases built with .

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