Detailed case studies and essays by practitioners, historians, and theorists present multiple viewpoints on the relations between architecture, nature, green design, sustainability, technology, and culture.
Princeton University Library
Acknowledgments; Notes on Contributors; Introduction; Part 1: Organic Conceits ; 1. Design?s New Catechism, Robert Levit; 2. Faculty of Omnipotence, Catherine Ingraham; 3. The Raw and the Cooked, Sylvia Lavin; Case Study: MOS Architects, afterparty, Winner, MoMA/P.S. 1 Young Architects Program (2009); Part 2: The Sublime Past ; 4. The Nature Parallel, Barry Bergdoll; 5. Next to Nothing, K. Michael Hays; 6. Nature After Mies, Diane Lewis; Case Study: Michael Bell Design, Gefter-Press House, Ghent, NY (2007); Part 3: Sustaining Nature ; 7. On Limits, Andrew Payne; 8. Eco-Pop, Mark Jarzombek; 9. Nature, Model of Complexity, Jean-Fran?ois Chevrier; Case Study: Steven Holl Architects, Sliced Porosity Block/Chengdu project; Part 4: The Nature of Infrastructure ; 10. Agri-tecture, Elizabeth Diller; 11. Nature, Infrastructure and Cities, Antoine Picon; Case Study: George L. Legendre, Henderson Waves, Singapore (2008); Part 5: Nature, Unnaturally ; 12. Block That Metaphor, Jorge Silvetti; Case Study: Prescott Scott Cohen, Inc., Chevron House, Los Gatos CA (2011); Index.