Imperfection (Korean Edition)

A natural history

T. Pievani, 2024, Book in a box

A panda's hand has a sixth finger that looks like a thumb. In fact, this is a small bone on the wrist that has been reused to pick up bamboo as environmental conditions change. In other words, thumbs were born for incomplete tinkering, not perfect evolution. A variety of non-human species have managed to cope and survive, if not the best. Through chance and accidental events, species have reached the present.

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Architectural Exaptation

When Function Follows Form

A. Melis, T. Pievani, J.A. Lara-Hernandez, 2024,  Routledge, London and New York

Architectural Exaptation: When Function Follows Form focuses on the significance and the originality of the study of exaptation. It presents exaptation as an opportunity to extend architectural design towards more sustainable approaches aimed at enforcing urban resilience. 

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Around the world in the Anthropocene

A map of the humanity of the future

T. Pievani, 2022, Raffaello Cortina editore, Milano.

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Nature is bigger than us

Stories of microbes, humans and other strange creatures

T. Pievani, 2022, Solferino Editore, Milano.

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Imperfection (US edition)

A natural history

T. Pievani, 2022, MIT press

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