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Water and architecture

Charles Moore

Water and architecture

by Charles Moore

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water and architecture.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p216-217. - Includes index.

    Statementtext by Charles W. Moore ; photographs by Jane Lidz.
    ContributionsLidz, Jane.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224p. :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18390032M
    ISBN 100500341311

    Water has always played an important part in architecture and the built environment. This text looks at the many uses of water within architecture from its early . by Harold Donaldson Eberlein- Little, Brown and Co., It is the purpose of this volume to set forth a brief history and an analysis of the architecture of Colonial America, in such wise that they may be of interest and value both to the general reader and to the architect. Published in

    His Doctoral dissertation, "Water and Architecture", was a study of the importance of water in shaping the experience of place. The dissertation is significant for being one of the first pieces of architectural scholarship to draw from the work of Gaston Bachelard. Moore used some of the material in his later book, The Poetics of Gardens. His publications include Climatic Building Design, winner in the Architecture and Urban Planning category of the American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence. Michele Adams, P.E., a water resources engineer, is principal and founder of .

    Water Resources: A New Water Architecture takes a unique approach to the challenges of water management. The stress caused by our desire to live, eat, and consume is examined in the context of Governance, the role of policy, and the commercial world. The authors share their nine-step vision for a New Water Architecture. De architectura (On architecture, published as Ten Books on Architecture) is a treatise on architecture written by the Roman architect and military engineer Marcus Vitruvius Pollio and dedicated to his patron, the emperor Caesar Augustus, as a guide for building the only treatise on architecture to survive from antiquity, it has been regarded since the Renaissance as the first book.


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