Cecil Balmond: Frontiers of Architecture I; Fine SC, architecture theory, phys..

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Cecil Balmond: Frontiers of Architecture I Author: Balmond, Cecil, ed.; Tojner, Poul Erik; Kjeldsen, Kjeld; Glancey, Jonathan; Kapoor, Anish; Ito, Toyo; Kemp, Martin; Robert, Vesna Petresin Publisher: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art Release Date: 2007 Seller Category: ARCHITECTURE Qty Available: 1 Condition: Used: Excellent Sku: 01081 Notes: Fine 8 1/4" x 9" pictorial wraps featuring the Brondum & Co photo, Tetrahedron, to cover, spine and back, yellow lettering to cover, yellow and red lettering to spine, showing no visible shelf wear, sharp tips, tightly bound, clean, unmarked throughout. Clear plastic publisher's dustjacket printed with white lettering and the Arup AGU graphic, V&A Tiles, to cover, spine, and back, no evident wear, sharp, clean, not faded or toned, intact and pristine. Truly gift-worthy. 119pp. replete with full-color, full-page imagery from the exhibition, includes a foreword by Louisiana Museum of Modern Art Director Poul Erik Tojner and Museum Curator Kjeld Kjeldsen, an Introductory essay by noted architectural critic Jonathan Glancey, an essay by Leonardo da Vinci scholar and art historian Martin Kemp, an interview with conceptual Japanese architect Toyo Ito, an essay by modern sculptor Anish Kapoor, a Biography, exhibition credits, and a conversation between Cecil Balmond and Vesna Petresin Robert which covers the subjects 'seeing structure' (perception and creativity, ambiguous structure, hyperseeing), 'nature' (as design inspiration, elements, deep structure, field condition), 'emergent aesthetics' (juxtapositions, chaos as latent order, chance and probability), 'designing with emergence' (wisdom of form, growing architecture, time, scale, transformation, topology, form generation in particle fields, coherence, force fields and equilibrium), 'creativity and innovation' (creativity as evolution, quantum creativity), 'crossing disciplinary boundaries' (design as research, architecture as frozen music, harmony of the spheres, synaesthesia as design method), 'trans-unity' (feedback and cycle, alchemy, new researcher = new humanist). This catalog was produced in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name held June 22 to November 4, 2007 at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art.