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The Architecture Of The Jumping Universe: A Polemic: How Complexity Science Is Changing Architecture And Culture

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In a revised and updated version of his besteller, Charles Jencks brings readers up to date on the progress of many of the projects discussed. He also includes a number of new projects by some of today's most prominent architects. Over time, and based on many discussions with others, Jencks has formed a new conclusion of how Chaos Theory and Complexity Science are affectin ...more
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Published June 30th 1997 by John Wiley & Sons (first published April 27th 1995)
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Mar 13, 2012 Alexandre rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
What should you do with a book you find awful? Should I give it away? Will it then ill teach someone?
Jencks tries to mix Quantum Physics and Architecture... beware of total post-modern BS. Zero stars would be just it.
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who the hell is this guy man! its an information BOMB
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Charles Alexander Jencks (born 21 June 1939) is an American architecture theorist and critic, landscape architect and designer. His books on the history and criticism of modernism and postmodernism are widely read in architectural circles. He studied under the influential architectural historians Sigfried Giedion and Reyner Banham. Jencks now lives in Scotland where he designs landscape sculpture.
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