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The Air from Other Planets: A Brief History of Architecture to Come.
Lally, Sean.
The Air from Other Planets: A Brief History of Architecture to Come.
In The Air from Other Planets, Sean Lally introduces the reader to an architecture produced by designing the energy within our environment (electromagnetic, thermodynamic, acoustic, and chemical). This architecture exchanges the walls and shells we have assumed to be the only type of attainable architecture for a range of material energies that develops its own shapes, aesthetics, organizational systems, and social experiences. The book is a story in which energy emerges as more than what fills the interior of a building or reflects off its outer walls. Instead, energy becomes its own enterprise for design innovation: it becomes the architecture itself.

Category: Architecture, History & Theory
Binding: Cl.
Pages: 256 pp
Publisher: Lars Muller.
Year: 2013.
Publication Place: Zurich,
ISBN: 9783037783931
Book Id: 95122

Price: $32.00

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