Error title
Some error text about your books and stuff.
Close

The Monumental Impulse: Architecture's Biological Roots

by Hersey, George A

  • ISBN: 9780262082747
  • ISBN10: 0262082748

The Monumental Impulse: Architecture's Biological Roots

by Hersey, George A

  • List Price: $70.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: MIT Press
  • Publish date: 06/01/1999
  • ISBN: 9780262082747
  • ISBN10: 0262082748
used Add to Cart $7.68
You save: 89%
Marketplace Item
new Add to Cart $11.25
You save: 84%
Marketplace Item
Description: In The Monumental Impulse, art historian George Hersey investigates many ties between the biological sciences and the building arts. Hersey draws striking analogies between building types and animal species. He examines the relationship between physical structures and living organisms, from bridges to mosques, from molecules to mammals. Insects, mollusks, and birds are given separate chapters, and three final chapters focus on architectural form and biological reproduction. Hersey also discusses architecture in connection with the body's interior processes and shows how buildings may be said to reproduce, adapt, and evolve, like other inanimate or "nonbiotic" entities such as computer programs and robots.
Expand description
Seller Condition Comments Price  
Seller: Midtown Scholar Bookstore
Location: Harrisburg, PA
Condition: Very Good
0262082748 Crisp, clean, unread book with some shelfwear and a remainder mark to one edge-NICE.
Price:
$7.68
Comments:
0262082748 Crisp, clean, unread book with some shelfwear and a remainder mark to one edge-NICE.
Seller: HPB-Blue
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$7.68
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: P-Town Book Sales
Location: Petaluma, CA
Condition: Like New
0262082748 Crisp pages and tight binding. Light shelf wear on cover.
Price:
$8.66
Comments:
0262082748 Crisp pages and tight binding. Light shelf wear on cover.
Seller: FOREST OF WISDOM
Location: Elk Grove Village, IL
Condition: New
262082748.
Price:
$11.25
Comments:
262082748.
Seller: Victoria's Books
Location: Annapolis, MD
Condition: Very Good
Shipping Icon
Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 280 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade.
Price:
$14.56
Comments:
Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 280 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade.
Seller: Biblio Pursuit
Location: Lenhartsville, PA
Condition: Like New
Shipping Icon
A fine book in a fine dust jacket. Nice! Sec 54E.
Price:
$14.58
Comments:
A fine book in a fine dust jacket. Nice! Sec 54E.
Seller: MIMA MIA BOOKS
Location: BOSTON, MA
Condition: New
Shipping Icon
Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 280 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. bu-939
Price:
$23.06
Comments:
Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 280 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. bu-939
Seller: Laurie Books
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Condition: Like New
Shipping Icon
Illustrated in black & white. Includes bibliographical references and index. Fine condition in fine dust jacket.
Price:
$24.75
Comments:
Illustrated in black & white. Includes bibliographical references and index. Fine condition in fine dust jacket.
Seller: One Stop Shop Bookstore
Location: Memphis, TN
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Price:
$24.98
Comments:
please wait
Please Wait

Notify Me When Available

Enter your email address below,
and we'll contact you when your school adds course materials for
.
Enter your email address below, and we'll contact you when is back in stock (ISBN: ).