Blobitecture: Defining The Amoeba-like Postmodern Style, Tori Campbell, δημοσίευση στο Artland MagazineMarilena Pateraki
‘Blobitecture’ is a term originally intended to be an insult to the controversial amoeba-like buildings that appeared in the mid-1990s, but today fully embraced by post-modern architects – in spite of its derogatory connotation – to define curved and rounded buildings, inspired by nature and organic forms; it is sometimes also referred to as ‘blob architecture’, ‘blobism’, or ‘blobismus’. Though appearing natural, this type of architecture would be impossible to conceive of from an engineering standpoint without the emergence of software and computer modelling platforms that help to make these seemingly organic forms a structural reality. From skyscrapers to private homes, explore some of the most famous blobitecture around the world.
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