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Complexity : design strategy and world view / edited by Andrea Gleiniger and Georg Vrachliotis.

Contributor(s): Gleiniger, Andrea | Vrachliotis, Georg.
Series: Context architecture: Publisher: Basel : Birkhäuser, c2008Description: 128 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 19 cm.ISBN: 3764386886 (pbk.); 9783764386887 (pbk.).Uniform titles: Komplexität. English Subject(s): Architecture -- Philosophy | Complexity (Philosophy)DDC classification: 720.1
Contents:
Editorial / Andrea Gleininger and Georg Vrachliotis -- Context in architectural composition : excerpts from M.F.A. thesis, Princeton University, 1950 / Robert Venturi -- Context and complexity / Denise Scott Brown -- "The difficult whole," or the (re)discovery of complexity in architecture / Andrea Gleininger -- Popper's mosquito swarm : architecture, cybernetics, and the organizationalization of complexity / Georg Vrachliotis -- Algorithmic complexity : out of nowhere / Kostas Terzidis -- Strategies for shaping complexity in nature, society, and architecture / Klaus Mainzer -- Complexity and climate / Johann Feichter -- "Ach, Luise, lass ... das ist ein Zu Weites Feld," or : the Gordian knot of complexity / Clemens Bellut
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720.1 KOM (Browse shelf) 1 Available SABDx,23003,02,GR 5000043818

"Translation from German into English"--T. p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 117-124)

Editorial / Andrea Gleininger and Georg Vrachliotis -- Context in architectural composition : excerpts from M.F.A. thesis, Princeton University, 1950 / Robert Venturi -- Context and complexity / Denise Scott Brown -- "The difficult whole," or the (re)discovery of complexity in architecture / Andrea Gleininger -- Popper's mosquito swarm : architecture, cybernetics, and the organizationalization of complexity / Georg Vrachliotis -- Algorithmic complexity : out of nowhere / Kostas Terzidis -- Strategies for shaping complexity in nature, society, and architecture / Klaus Mainzer -- Complexity and climate / Johann Feichter -- "Ach, Luise, lass ... das ist ein Zu Weites Feld," or : the Gordian knot of complexity / Clemens Bellut