A series of essays that explore the relationship between architecture and nature in a modern context
Based on key architectural projects and written by renowned researchers
Aims to alter our usual concept of nature as antithetical to urban development
Nature is not simply 'green' or 'the opposite of culture'. Essentially, it is an intellectual construct. The relationship between man and nature, for instance, articulates itself architectonically. This publication approaches this relationship, exploring important questions.
What is the role of nature in architectural projects that represent the International Style (including successive echoes in post-war modernity)? How does nature become 'visible' through the built environment?