Robert Kronenburg's Architecture in Motion: The history and development of PDF

By Robert Kronenburg

ISBN-10: 041567638X

ISBN-13: 9780415676380

The concept that structure should be transportable is person who grabs the mind's eye of either designers and the folk who use it, possibly since it so usually forecasts a dynamic and creative approach to the advanced difficulties of our modern cellular society, whereas even as facing problems with practicality, economic system and sustainability.

Architecture in Motion examines the advance of transportable, portable, demountable and transitority structure from prehistory to the current day. From established vernacular versions reminiscent of the tent, cellular domestic and houseboat, to formidable advancements in army and building engineering, all elements of transportable development are considered.

Building on his previous works Portable Architecture and Houses in Motion, Robert Kronenburg compares conventional types of development, present advertisement items and the paintings of leading edge designers, and examines key modern transportable structures to bare incredible, fascinating and imaginative examples. He explores the philosophical and technological matters raised through those experimental and futuristic prototypes.

By realizing the character of transitory structure, a brand new ecologically acutely aware layout procedure might be built to prioritise structures that 'tread frivolously on the planet' and nonetheless show the experience of identification and group important for a longtime dependable society. This ebook presents a special perception into this pivotal box of design.

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