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The examples were great but there very little explanation and details. This book provides a thought-provoking account of the challenges facing the 21st century built environment, and an enlivened awareness of the wider possibilities of architectural form.

The Function of Form

The book ‘The Function of Form’ distinguishes tessellation from modulation as a type of flexible system for producing complex repetition through diverse parts. Lists with This Book. We need to move away from the definition of function as utility, she argues, to align it with how function is defined in mathematics, biology or music. The book distinguishes tessellation from modulation as a type of flexible system for producing complex repetition through diverse parts.

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We need to move away from the definition of function as utility, she argues, to align it with how function is defined in mathematics, biolog In The Function of Form, internationally acclaimed architect, Farshid Moussavi, provides a provocative critique of the historically opposing relationship between function and form to reveal the contradiction at the heart of modernism.

Book ratings by Goodreads. Other editions – View all The Function of Form: Extracting their base geometric unit, a wide range of historical projects from the Medieval to the present are used as systems to proliferate different forms. My library Help Advanced Book Search. The Function of Form.

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We can notify you when this item is back in stock. Form, on the other hand, should be considered not only in the way buildings are produced, but also how they perform sensorially. In The Function of Form, internationally acclaimed architect, Farshid Moussavi, provides a provocative critique of the historically opposing relationship between function and form to reveal the contradiction at the heart of modernism.

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