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Item Number: 146067
Title: Why are Most Buildings Rectangular? And Other Essays on Geometry and Architecture
Author: Steadman, Philip
Price: $180.00
ISBN: 9781138226548
Record created on 06/26/17
Description: London: Routledge, 2017. 24cm., hardcover, 270pp., 202 b&w illus. Collected writings.

Contents: Introduction Part 1: Plan geometry, rectangular and circular 1.Why are most buildings rectangular? 2.Architectural doughnuts: circular-plan buildings, with and without courtyards Part 2: The geometry and ‘evolution’ of building types 3. The contradictions of Jeremy Bentham’s Panopticon penitentiary 4. Samuel Bentham’s Panopticon 5. The changing department store building, 1850 to 1940 6. Evolution of a building type: the case of the multi-storey garage Part 3: Built form and urban form: geometry, energy and density 7. (with Stephen Evans and Michael Batty) Wall area, volume and plan depth in the building stock 8. (with Ian Hamilton and Stephen Evans) Energy and urban built form: an empirical and statistical approach 9.Density and built form: integrating ‘Spacemate’ with the work of Martin and March Part 4: Theoretical approaches to possibility in built form 10. (Frank Brown with Philip Steadman) The analysis and interpretation of small house plans: some contemporary examples 11. Generative design methods, and the exploration of worlds of formal possibility 12. (with Linda Mitchell) Architectural morphospace: mapping worlds of built forms.

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