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By Robert Kronenburg

ISBN-10: 041567638X

ISBN-13: 9780415676380

The concept that structure could be moveable is one who grabs the mind's eye of either designers and the folk who use it, might be since it so frequently forecasts a dynamic and creative approach to the advanced difficulties of our modern cellular society, whereas even as facing problems with practicality, economic climate and sustainability.

Architecture in Motion examines the improvement of moveable, portable, demountable and transitority structure from prehistory to the current day. From popular vernacular types comparable to the tent, cellular domestic and houseboat, to bold advancements in army and development engineering, all points of moveable development are considered.

Building on his past works Portable Architecture and Houses in Motion, Robert Kronenburg compares conventional varieties of development, present advertisement items and the paintings of leading edge designers, and examines key modern moveable constructions to bare astonishing, fascinating and imaginative examples. He explores the philosophical and technological concerns raised by way of those experimental and futuristic prototypes.

By figuring out the character of transitory structure, a brand new ecologically conscious layout technique might be built to prioritise structures that 'tread frivolously on the planet' and nonetheless show the feel of identification and group precious for a longtime liable society. This ebook offers a special perception into this pivotal box of design.

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