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n. pl. mor·pho·ses (-sēz)
The manner in which an organism or any of its parts changes form or undergoes development.

[Greek morphōsis, process of forming, from morphoun, to form, from morphē, form.]


n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Biology) biology development in an organism or its parts characterized by structural change
[C17: via New Latin from Greek, from morphoun to form, from morphē form]
morphotic adj
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The latest of the three is the Caltrans (California Transport Authority) headquarters by Morphosis (AR July 2005); to see it while its sage, Thom Mayne, is still rubbing his eyes with delight at winning the Pritzker, gives you an added incentive to weigh up the merits of such architecture.
Residents have been waiting months to see the design by Thom Mayne of Morphosis Architects in Santa Monica, Calif.
Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that BE Award winners Arup and Morphosis were also two of the three firms honored at the AIA Technology in Architectural Practice (TAP) Knowledge Community's 2005 Building Information Model (BIM) Awards presentation last month in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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The seven architectural firms selected to complete final designs for the center are Norman Foster with HOK; Grimshaw Architects; Kohn Pederson Fox; Morphosis with Gruzen Samton; Richard Rogers with Fox & Fowle; Skidmore Owings and Merrill and; Rafael Vinoly.
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The Firm of the Year Awards were announced to RATCLIFF and Morphosis architectural firms at the recent AIACC 23rd Annual Awards Presentation.
In December 2003, the college chose Thorn Mayne and the firm Morphosis after a rigorous selection process led by an Architect Selection Committee that screened 150 nominees.
Lastly, the amended plan includes the Olympic Village redesigned by the architectural firm Morphosis which adds four times the number of low-rise apartments.
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