Inspired by Nature: Plants: The Building/Botany Connectionby Alejandro Bahamon, Alex Campello, Patricia Perez
A look at how nature serves as a source of inspiration for contemporary architecture.Nature has always furnished stimulating ideas for the design of architecture. This collection of buildings, both vernacular and by important architects, from houses to hotels, schools, and commercial and industrial projects, reveals conscious and unconscious visual analogies with the plant world and explains why natural forms make good models for structure.
Meet the Author
Alejandro Bahamón, an architect, photographer, and editor of architecture books, is the author of numerous publications on contemporary architecture, including Sketch Plan Build, The Magic of Tents, Treehouses, Glass Houses, Houses on the Edge, and (with Ana María Álvarez), Light Color Sound. He lives in Barcelona.
Alex Campello is an architect who lives in Spain.
Patricia Pérez, a landscape engineer, directs the landscape architecture department at the Diputación de Barcelona and is a professor in the master of landscape architecture program at the Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña.
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