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The Function of Form. Sep 20, Mon rated it liked it Shelves: I have been using this book to teach myself grasshopper because so many of the case studies lend themselves to parametric modeling. The Best Books of Farshir title is slightly misleading – other than an intro essay on the significance of formal variation in the 20th century, the rest is pretty much just a collection of structural support with Rhino renders.

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Form, on the other hand, should be considered not only in the way buildings are produced, but also how they perform sensorially.

NAi Booksellers for inspiration and information in the field of architecture, urbanism, landscape and design. Nena Alava rated it it was amazing Sep 06, The Function of Form by Farshid Moussavi. This open nature of transversal systems leads to new actualized forms and novel affects.


The Function of Form: Serves as a solid glossary of forms and structures Farshid MoussaviDaniel Lopez.

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Book ratings by Goodreads. JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. Ahmet Cam rated it it was amazing Feb 25, The book ‘The Function of Form’ distinguishes tessellation from modulation as a type of flexible system for producing complex repetition through diverse parts.

The Function of Form. Pascal rated it really liked it Apr 22, Functoin Stay informed and subscribe to our monthly newsletter. The examples were great but there very little explanation and details. Jan 26, Francisco Tapiador rated it liked it. As other people has mentioned, it needs a little bit more of development but the illustrations are well presented. 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.


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This is an essential graphic manual on structural systems and their capacity to produce a variety of forms. Damla Tu rated it really liked it Mar 25, I think the layout of the book, detailed drawings, and descriptions can definitely be built on further to create a more complete catalog.