Nature and the idea of a man-made world an investigation into the evolutionary roots of form and order in the built environment by Norman Crowe

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Architecture -- Environmental aspects,
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-254) and indexes.

Book details

StatementNorman Crowe.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA2542.35 .C77 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 270 p. :
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1119307M
ISBN 100262032228
LC Control Number94045594

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Give the way all too much 'architectural discourse' today uses architecture only as an occasion for an esoteric language-game that, while it would locate itself somewhere between architecture and philosophy is responsible to neither, Crowe's broadly anthropological inquiry into Nature and the Idea of a Man-Made World impresses one with its.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: p.: ill. ; 23 cm. Contents: Part 1 The idea of a man-made world: search for a balanced world; expressions of an ideal relationship with nature; duality of man and nature; our shifting idea of nature; scientific objectivity and the humanistic's critique; summary and comments on method.

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