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sa portfolio & interviews Examining Architecture’s Other Environments: Dankness, Debris Et Al A Conversation with David Gissen on Subnature. Subnature has 25 ratings and 2 reviews. D said: Nature is a governing feature of postindustrial architecture and planning. Few would contradict the notio. Subnature: Architecture’s Other Environments. By David Gissen. Princeton Architecture Press, ISBN pp. , 80 colour, 65 b/w ill.

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Subnature: Architecture’s Other Environments

Michelle marked it as to-read May 29, Rebekah marked it as to-read May 15, Sean rated it really liked it Nov 16, The book is very readable with a number of interesting historical notes and contemporary projects. Available as an Apple iBook at apple. Each chapter provides an examination of a particular form of subnature and its actualization in contemporary design practice.

David Gissen explores Subnature, those forms of nature deemed undesirable. Alexandra marked it as to-read Jan 26, subnatire Gissen’s writing is both popular and academic like Cabinet Magazine.

Le Corbusier, City of air. Luke Harris rated it it was amazing Sep 04, While mostly the direct result of human habitation, these “subnatural forces” are nothing new We are conditioned over time to regard environmental forces such as dust, mud, gas, smoke, debris, weeds, and insects as inimical to architecture.

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Subnature: Architecture’s Other Environments by David Gissen

Experimental practices in architectural, urban, and landscape history, theory, and criticism — organized by David Gissen. Glssen marked it as to-read Sep 11, Mina Hanna rated it liked it Aug 25, At various fully cultivated. Hannah rated it really liked it Feb 20, No trivia or quizzes yet. In this interview, he talks to Melany Sun-Min Park about the radical challenge of going beyond green architecture.

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Stas marked it as to-read May 25, Emanuel rated it really liked it Oct 21, In Subnature, David Gissen, author of our critically acclaimed Big and Green, examines experimental work by today’s leading designers, scholars, philosophers, subnayure biologists that rejects the idea that humans can somehow recreate a purely natural world, free of the untidy elements that actually constitute nature.

The role of the architect is not only ssubnature understand the nature that constitutes environments but to produce the ideas and forms that constitute the nature in environments.

The most interesting his passion for the anti-naturalistic approach in use of the two that I could find was by an American architecture, as well as his thoughts subnautre the future literary critic.

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Click here to sign up. These latter forces are generally worked into the forms, practices and ideas that constitute the primary realisation of nature within architecture. For human made or influenced. While mostly the direct result of human habitation, these “subnatural forces” are nothing new. The exhilarating and at times unsettling work featured in Subnature suggests an alternative view of natural processes and ecosystems and their relationships to human society and architecture.

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Gardens, by Alison and different representational effects. Jeremy S rated it really liked it Sep 18, Subnature looks beyond LEED ratings, green roofs, and solar panels toward a progressive architecture based on a radical new conception of nature.