In the 20th century, architecture remains the part of art where formal principles are very important for creators and spectators. Because form in architecture is so important, but
With the global energy and economic crisis our design strategies should be change to fit out that. But global warming may also fade from the Scene just like global cooling and peak oil We need more than “green” building. We need defensive building. That is how our recent ancestors used to build.
Building shape conserves energy and keeps operating costs low
Two questions arise: How can architects nowadays create sustainable forms? How can forms be described and classified? When we work only with formal analysis, we can point to an important criterion of innovation, Are we going to stop building monuments?. Because they are just energy consuming waste to nature and economy