Robertson, Christopher James
This thesis and its associated works critically explore the shift
in philosophical views on nature from ‘created’ to
‘machine’ and their use as analogies for design and
architecture from the mid 19th century to the early 20th century.
I trace both a penetrating description of a ‘created’
cosmology for architecture and design expounded by John Ruskin at
the very point of point of its decline with the rise of
scientific materialism/reductionism as a replacement...[Show more]
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