Inspired by Nature: Plants

The Building/Botany Connection

Inspired by Nature

Paperback

Alejandro Bahamón (Author), Alex Campello (Author), Patricia Pérez (Author)

Overview | Inside the Book
 

A look at how nature serves as a source of inspiration for contemporary architecture.

Nature has always furnished stimulating ideas for the design of architecture. This collection of buildings, both vernacular and by important architects, from houses to hotels, schools, and commercial and industrial projects, reveals conscious and unconscious visual analogies with the plant world and explains why natural forms make good models for structure.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • April 2008
  • ISBN 978-0-393-73251-1
  • 8 × 9.6 in / 192 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide including Canada, but excluding the British Commonwealth.

Endorsements & Reviews

“Every building example in this photo-heavy book is fascinating both architecturally and as a reflection of...plant strategy.” — The Sante Fe New Mexican

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