Contested Symmetries: And Other Predicaments in Architecture

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Architect Preston Scott Cohen combines the use of the most advanced digital modeling technologies with a fascination for 17th century descriptive geometry. He uses familiar forms distorted by oblique projections and similar devices to create complex designs that challenge our preconceptions about the nature of order in architecture. "Contested Symmetries and Other Predicaments in Architecture" features Cohen's intricate abstract geometries and lucidly describes both the mechanics and the theory behind their application. A ...

Contested Symmetries: And Other Predicaments in Architecture 2001, Princeton Architectural Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781568982502

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