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Form Following Function in Environmental Architecture

by anonymous | Dec 16, 2012 | Blog, Residential

Architecture is only beautiful so far as it is consistent with natural forms and landscapes. In his essay 'Form Following Function in Environmental Architecture,' Gabriel Sistare, a writer and editor, considers how architecture is necessarily restricted by the environment, either by topography or resources. But while some designers might prefer demolition of nature to impose architectural influence, Gabriel argues that environmental compatibility creates better structures that people will recognize as attractive.

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