Selected References


  • Anderson, Paul and David Salomon, The Architecture of Patterns, W.W. Norton & Company (New York: 2010).
  • Moussavi, Farshid and Michael Kubo, eds., The Function of Ornament, Actar (Barcelona, Spain: 2008).


  • Peters, Terri, ed., AD: Experimental Green Strategies, November/December 2011, Profile No. 214, Wiley & Sons, London.


  • Fortmeyer, Russell and Charles D. Linn, Kinetic Architecture: Designs for Active Envelopes, Images Publishing (Victoria, Australia: 2014).
  • Moloney, Jules, Designing Kinetics for Architectural Facades: State Change, Routledge (London: 2011).
  • Schumacher, Michael, Oliver Schaeffer and Michael-Marcus Vogt, Move: Architecture in Motion-Dynamic Components and Elements, Birkhauser (Basel: 2010).

Structure and Geometry

  • Bechthold, Martin, Innovative Surface Structures: Technologies and Applications, Taylor&Francis (New York: 2008).
  • Calter, Paul A., Squaring the Circle: Geometry in Art and Architecture, John Wiley & Sons (London: 2008).
  • Garcia, Mark, ed., AD: Patterns of Architecture, November/December 2009, Profile No. 202, Wiley & Sions, London.
  • Legendre, George L., ed., AD: Mathematics of Space, July/August 2011, Profile No. 212, Wiley & Sons, London.
  • Menges, Achim, ed., AD: Material Computation: Higher Integration of Morphogenetic Design, March/April 2012, Profile No., 216, Wiley & Sons (London).

Biomimicry and Sciences

  • Ball, Philip, Nature’s Patterns: Shapes, Oxford University Press (Oxford: 2009).
  • Favret, Eduardo A. and Nestor O. Fuentes, Functional Properties of Bio-Inspired Surfaces: Characterization and Technological Applications, World Scientific (London: 2011).
  • Moravanszky, Akos and Albert Kirchengast, eds., Experiments: Architecture between Science and the Arts, Jovis (Berlin: 2011).
  • Philip Beesley & Sarah Bonnemaison, eds., On Growth and Form: organic Architecture and Beyond, Tuns Press and Riverside Architectural Press (Halifax, Canada: 2008).
  • Thompson, D’Arcy Wentworth, On Growth and Form, Cambridge Press (Cambridge: 1961).

On Making

  • Cornelia Hellstern, Sandra Leitte, and Sandra Hofmeister, The Future of Building: Perspectives, Methods, Objectives, Prospects, DETAIL Research (Munich: 2012).
  • Kolarevic, Branko and Kevin Klinger, eds., Manufacturing Material Effects; Rethinking Design and Making in Architecture, Routledge (London: 2008).
  • Self, Martin and Charles Walker, eds., Making Pavilions, Architectural Association Publications (London: 2010).


  • Adler, Gerald, Timothy Britain-Catlin and Gordana Fontana-Giusti, eds., Scale: Imagination, Perception and practice in Architecture, Routledge (London: 2011).
  • Bergdoll, Barry and Johan Bettum, The Pavilion: Pleasure & Polemics in Architecture, Hatje Cantz (2010).

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