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mor·pho·sis

(mōr-fō'sis),
Mode of development of a part.
[G. formation, act of forming]

morphosis

(môr-fō′sĭs)
n. pl. morpho·ses (-sēz)
The manner in which an organism or any of its parts changes form or undergoes development.

mor·pho·sis

(mōr-fō'sis)
Mode of development of a part.
[G. formation, act of forming]
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Morphosis and STL Architects proposed a faceted project of terra-cotta, concrete and glass as a reinterpretation of the university context.
Arne Emerson, principal at Morphosis, gave an overview of the new site's design during a visit to Lebanon Thursday.
Swiss entrepreneur Remo Stoffel along with US-based architect Morphosis, has unveiled the design for what will become the world's tallest hotel.
Remo Stoffel, Swiss entrepreneur and chairman of Dubai-based Farnek, and US-based architect Morphosis have showcased the design of what will become the world's tallest hotel .
Dubai -- Swiss entrepreneur Remo Stoffel and US-based architect Morphosis have unveiled the design for what will become the world's tallest hotel.
In Lilja's upcoming solo album Morphosis, the master of the electric cello utilizes a wide spectrum of analog and digital effects to build strong identities for the sounds originating from the cello.
Designed by Morphosis Architects, the building was conceived as a large cube floating over a landscaped plinth (or base).
His firm, Morphosis, has been a laboratory of experimental architecture since 1972, and it has evolved into one of the world's most sought-after practices.
The master has contemporary furniture and a newly ?tted en suite bathroom with a Jacuzzi Morphosis suite and LED lighting.
Designed by 2005 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate Thorn Mayne and his California firm, Morphosis Architects, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science features a precast concrete facade that reflects the geology and stratification of the earth's surface.
Change came in 2005 with Gwathmey Siegel's winsome and silvery residential tower at 445 Lafayette Street, as well as, more recently, the Cooper Union academic building designed by Thom Mayne of the Los Angeles-based firm Morphosis. There's also the Cooper Square Hotel by Carlos Zapata Studio, which was built around an old tenement building and debuted in late 2008.
Most obviously this is expressed through critiques of two major new projects - Morphosis' Giant Campus in Shanghai (page 38), which transforms what could have been another big, dull building into a complex, topographical landscraper, and Eric Owen Moss's Samitaur Tower in Culver City (page 66), a truly madcap beacon of Californian Constructivism that animates and energises its surroundings.