How buildings learn: what happens after they're built

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Penguin Books, Oct 20, 1995 - Architecture - 243 pages
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Like people, buildings change with age, forced to adapt to the needs of current occupations. This provocative examination of buildings that have adapted well, and some that haven't, calls for a dramatic rethinking in the way new buildings are designed, one that allows structures to grow and change easily with the environment. Photos.

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Review: How Buildings Learn: What Happens After They're Built

User Review  - Nelson Minar - Goodreads

A fun book, documenting what changes take place in buildings after people live in them, adapt them to their needs. It's an interesting spin on architecture, looking more at how a building works for ... Read full review

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User Review  - Joshua Smith - Goodreads

Decent book, but it got a little too long. I didn't end up finishing it. Read full review

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Stewart is Director of the Global Business Network in Emeryville, California.

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