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The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture

Edited by: Charissa N. Terranova , Meredith Tromble

Print publication date:  September  2016
Online publication date:  August  2016

Print ISBN: 9781138919341
eBook ISBN: 9781315687896
Adobe ISBN: 9781317419518

10.4324/9781315687896
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The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture collects thirty essays from a transdisciplinary array of experts on biology in art and architecture. The book presents a diversity of hybrid art-and-science thinking, revealing how science and culture are interwoven. The book situates bioart and bioarchitecture within an expanded field of biology in art, architecture, and design. It proposes an emergent field of biocreativity and outlines its historical and theoretical foundations from the perspective of artists, architects, designers, scientists, historians, and theoreticians. Includes over 150 black and white images.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The Biocentric Bauhaus Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Biology in Architecture Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Birds of a Feather Download PDF
Chapter  5:  The Dwelling–Garden Dyad in Twentieth-Century Affordable Housing Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Ouroboros Architecture  Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Architectures of Aliveness Download PDF
Chapter  8:  The Gene in Context Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Bio City Map and Plug-In Ecology Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Epiphyte Chamber Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Architecture and Living Matter(s) Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Morphogenesis and Design Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Microecologies of the Built Environment Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Your Rotten Future Will Be Great Download PDF
Chapter  15:  The Epigenetic Landscape of Art and Science c. 1950 Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Mind Matrix Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Fantastic Voyage and Other Scales of Wonder Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Animal Art (1987) and the Split Origins of Bioart Download PDF
Chapter  19:  “An Eccentric Kind of Teaching Machine” Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Underwater Music Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Racial Technologies in the Time of Black Cyborgnetic Consciousness Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Evolutionary Yarns in Seahorse Valley Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Vital Tissue Constructs Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Demonstrable Plasticity Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Investigating the Ethical and Practical Limits of Bioart Download PDF
Chapter  26:  From Materiality to Machines Download PDF
Chapter  27:  The Sixth Element Download PDF
Chapter  28:  A Longing in Our Hearts Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Self-Portrait of the Artist Meditating on Death Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Piper in the Woods Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Axioms on Art and Gene Action Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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