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Zoömorphic

Zoömorphic or New Animal architecture. Late-C20 and early-C21 architecture characterized by wavy and flowing lines, loose, amorphous shapes, and, sometimes, with exteriors resembling carapaces. Examples might include Future Systems's Selfridge's Building in Birmingham (2001–3), Cook & Fournier's Kunsthaus, Graz, Austria (2000–3), and certain works by Calatrava and Gehry. Such structures are essentially inimical to established urban fabric, and would be anathema to protagonists of New Urbanism. See biomorph.

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zoomorphic

zo·o·mor·phic / ˌzōəˈmôrfik/ • adj. having or representing animal forms or gods of animal form: pottery decorated with anthropomorphic and zoomorphic designs. DERIVATIVES: zo·o·mor·phism n.

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zoömorph

zoömorph. Representation of an animal form. Zoömorphic ornament is anything featuring stylized animal forms (e.g. in Art Nouveau, Celtic, and Romanesque design).

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zoomorphic

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