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An ecosystemic sense of architectural style

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Author:FISHER, RC
In:Architecture SA Jan/Feb
Date:1993
Pages:pp. 31-34
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Abstract: Explores thoughts on Ecosystemic paradigm and the place of `style' in this paradigm. Presents ideas on the genetic basis of building behaviour, the artefact as `meme' carrier and the meaning of the word `style'. Discusses isochrestic, skeuomorphic and iconic styling and investigates style changes and their causes, also referring to the naming of styles.