Round Shapes, Fluid Forms



ISBN: 9783037682012 Category:

Chris van Uffelen


The term “Blob Architecture” was first used in 1995 by Greg Lynn to describe biomorphic buildings, whose complex forms were created with the help of computers. Initially only used to describe organic, rounded objects “Blobitecture” today comprises and inspires many variations: from the classic, computer-generated blob to the experimenting with new, sprawling shapes, up to the combination with deconstructive elements or parametric architecture. On the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of blob architecture, this volume features the best contemporary projects and provides an extensive survey of current developments. Buildings from all around the world are presented, created by famous architects and promising newcomers and ranging from large-scale projects to temporary installations. They all have one thing in common – even after twenty years blob architecture remains as freshly interesting and promising as ever.

Additional information

Weight 1511 g
Dimensions 24.2 x 29 cm
Publisher name Braun Publishing AG
Publication date 1 November 2016
Number of pages 192
Format Hardback
Dimensions 24.2 x 29 cm
Weight 1511 g


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