Category Archives: Jose Roberto Diaz Braga

“On growth and form”

D’Arcy Thompson Wenthworth was a biologist who is considered the greatest scholar of the twentieth century, writing the most extensive scientific work written in prose of his time. His greatest contribution was the book “On Growth and Form”, being a sigular and creative book, expressing a critique biologists of his time which were considered overestimating the role of evolution and therefore undervaluing  mathematics as a means of study of physics and mechanics in determining the shape and structure of living things, just as proposing an answer to all the “divine elements”, saying that “the numerical precision is the very soul of science”

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In this reading,Rudofsky analyzes through history how humans been have altered in the relationship between nature and architecture itself, stepping  outside the narrowly defined discipline that has governed our sense of architectural history and discusses the art of building as a universal phenomenon.

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