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ABALOS + SENTKIEWICZ: ESSAYS ON THERMODYNAMICS, ARCHITECTURE AND BEAUTY. Actar Publishers, New York, 2015. Distributed by Actar D/Actar Distribution Inc., New York. 480 pp. with 336 ills. (148 col.). 25 x 18 cm. ISBN 9781940291192 In English.
Publisher's description: Essays on Thermodynamics, Architecture and Beauty, is a book that unfolds arguments and designs around the concept of "thermodynamic beauty". This new aesthetic category opens up new and unexpected directions to the architect's work, connecting architecture and thermodynamics without giving up the tectonic tradition. The compendium will be developed through the concepts of Somatisms, Monsters Assemblage, Verticalism and Thermodynamic Materialism, summarizing design strategies, and opening new territories at the scales of building, public space and landscape.
Artist(s):Abalos + Sentkiewicz (firm); Abalos, Inaki; Sentkiewicz, Renata
Indexing: Western, Europe — Spain — Post-2000 — Architecture, Criticism/Theory
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 159997
Hardcover $39.95x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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