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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 Bloomberg Center was designed by Pritzker Prize-winng architect Thom Mayne of Morphosis Architects.
The ceremony on June 16, 2015 was attended by the present and past mayors of New York City, representatives from New York State, Cornell University and its development partners including Morphosis Architects, Arup, and site master plan architects Skidmore Owings and Merrill.
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.
NEW YORK, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Morphosis Architects and 7132 Ltd are proud to announce their collaboration for a new luxury hotel in Vals, Switzerland.
The tower - reportedly designed by American architect and 2005 Pritzker prize winner Thom Mayne who founded Morphosis Architects in the 1970s - will have around 100 suites and cost between $1000-25,000 per night to stay in.
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.
Los Angeles-based architecture firm Morphosis will be the design architect for the building and Kahn of Detroit is the architect of record for the project.
Later that evening there's an electronic music event featuring Morphosis with [American free jazz stylist] Charles Cohen and [Norwegian electronic music duo] NMO, who will be performing their usual sets.
SWA has collaborated with Morphosis to design the signature waterfront structures.
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.