Book Reviews

THE FORM STRIKES BACK
by Stefano Serafini

WE SEE ONLY WHAT HAS BEEN PRODUCED FOR US TO SEE
by Kelly Nosari

WORKING WITH/IN
by Maria Bostenaru Dan

GREEN DESIGN, FOR A GOOD LIVING


Alison G. Kwok, Walter T. Grondzik, The Green Studio Handbook. Environmental Strategies for Schematic Design, 2nd edition, New York: Architectural Press, 2011. Review by Angelica Fortuzzi

 

THEOLOGY AND ARCHITECTURE AT THE TIME OF THE FALL OF GODS
Heidemarie Seblatnig (ed.), Hetzendorf und der Ikonoklasmus in der zweiten Hälfte des 20. Jahrunderts. Vienna: Facultas Verlag, 2010. Review by Stefano Serafini

LIFE’S MATHEMATICS FOR LIVING SPACES
Nikos Salingaros, Twelve Lectures On Architecture. Algorithmic Sustainable Design.
Solingen: Umbau Verlag, 2011. Review by Stefano Serafini

THE EIDETIC KERNEL OF THE CONCEPT OF FORM
Jean Petitot, in collaboration with René Doursat (ed.), Cognitive Morphodynamics.
Dynamical Morphological Models of Constituency in Perception and Syntax. Berlin: Peter Lang, 2011. Review by Stefano Serafini

EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING IN ROMANIA
Maria Bostenaru Dan, Housing in Bucharest, Romania. An Analysis of Vulnerability to Earthquakes. Göttingen: Cuvillier Verlag, 2010. Review by Mirela Adriana Anghelache

TRITTICO OF BEAUTIFUL GEOMETRIES
Adriano U. Graziotti, Hermetica Geometria, Roma: Simmetria, 2002;
Cupole Geodetiche, Roma: Simmetria 2012; Polyhedra, Roma: Simmetria, 2012Review by Stefano Serafini

FASCISM AND THE CITY
Harald Bodenschatz (ed.), Urban Design Under Mussolini. Fascist Italy in Search of the New City, (“Schriften des Architekturmuseums der Technischen Universität Berlin 4”), Berlin: DOM, 2011. Review by Stefano Serafini

THE BUILDING AND THE ROSE
Maria Bostenaru Dan, Spaţiul verde redescoperit / Der wiederentdeckte Grünraum [The Rediscovered Green Space], Göttingen: Cuvillier, 2010. Review by Cristina Enache