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Architectural morphology : an introduction to the geometry of building plans

Author: Philip Steadman
Publisher: London : Pion, ©1983.
Series: Architecture and design science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work attempts to show how, given suitable geometric definitions of certain classes of plans, systematic methods can be devised for enumerating all possible plans of each type. Particular  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Steadman
ISBN: 0850860865 9780850860863
OCLC Number: 10418480
Description: 276 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The "dimensionless" representation of rectangular plans; symmetries of rectangular plans; generating and counting rectangular arrangements; dissection and additive methods; generating and counting rectangular arrangements; embedded, coloured and weighted graphs of plans; properties of rectangular arrangements, and their classification; floor plan morphology in design; plan morphology and building science; plan morphology and architectural history; afterword - prospects for an architectural morphology. Appendix - diagrams of rectangular dissections up to n = 7 with tabulations of their properties.
Series Title: Architecture and design science.
Responsibility: J.P. Steadman.

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