Folding in Architecture, Volume 63, Issues 1-4
Academy Editions, 1993 - Business & Economics - 95 pages
An examination of architecture related to the mathematical concept of folding and catastrophe theory. Articles by Peter Eisenman and John Rajchman provide an analysis of the theory, while projects by Eisenman, Bahram Shirdel and Frank Gehry, among others, are presented, all showing folding theory worked into architectural practice.
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