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Materials For Architectural Design

Author : Victoria Ballard Bell
ISBN : 1856694801
Genre : Architecture
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"Material selection is one of the most significant decisions an architect must make, yet it is often not addressed at the beginning of the design process. Likewise, students are typically taught about material and design as if they were unrelated. With the advent of integrated design/build programs, however, the relationship between a project's aesthetics and its materiality has never been more important." "Materials for Architectural Design provides the foundation for a strong design sensibility intertwined with material knowledge. Divided into five sections - glass, concrete, wood, metal and plastic - Materials for Architectural Design makes a thorough study of each material's properties, history, permutations and production techniques. Sixty case studies by today's most inventive architects from around the world - including Baumschlager + Eberle, Sean Godsell, Werner Sobek and ARO - show these materials put to imaginative use, illustrating how their application informed each building's ultimate form and structure."--BOOK JACKET.

New Architecture In China

Author : Bernard Chan
ISBN : UOM:39015062828242
Genre : Architecture
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"This book brings together more than one hundred outstanding projects from around China, none of them completed earlier than 2000, and some still under construction or being planned. It includes all building types, from private residences to colleges, shops and offices, and from opera houses, theatres and museums to exhibition halls, hotels and airport terminals. It also features winning competition schemes for the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008. The work of local practices is represented alongside that of larger, well-established architects, and all projects are accompanied by plans and colour illustrations. An informative introduction traces the development of modern Chinese architecture and considers the contributions of renowned foreign architects and China's own leading talents such as Yung Ho Chang, Liu Jiakun and Qingyun Ma. This book will appeal to anyone interested in China's future at the forefront of contemporary architecture."--BOOK JACKET.

Architecture Of Modern China

Author : Jianfei Zhu
ISBN : 9781134720460
Genre : Architecture
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A collection of essays on architecture of modern China, arranged chronologically covering a period from 1729 to 2008, focusing mainly on the twentieth century. The distinctive feature of this book is a blending of ‘critical’ and ‘historical’ research, taking a long-range perspective transcending the current scene and the Maoist period. This is a short, elegant book that condenses the wide subject matter into key topics.

Modern Architecture In Europe

Author : Dennis J. De Witt
ISBN : UOM:39015049557849
Genre : Architecture
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Shows and describes more than five hundred notable examples of architecture in Great Britain, Scandinavia, and Western Europe

Contemporary Architects

Author : Muriel Emanuel
ISBN : 9781349041848
Genre : Architecture
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Montgomery Modern Modern Architecture In Montgomery County Maryland 1930 1979

Author : Clare Lise Kelly
ISBN : 9781329867482
Genre : History
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An illustrated reference guide to the history of modern architecture in Montgomery County, Maryland, from 1930 to 1979, with an inventory of key buildings and communities, and biographical sketches of practitioners including architects, landscape architects, planners and developers.

The Electrical Review

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ISBN : UIUC:30112032953694
Genre : Electrical engineering
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The Architectural Review

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ISBN : MINN:31951000629152R
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Detail In Process

Author : Christine Killory
ISBN : 1568987188
Genre : Architecture
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What separates good architecture from great architecture? The difference lies in the details. The way an architect chooses to treat architectural detailingscreens and walls, doors and windows, roofs, bridges, and stairscan transform the merely ordinary into the extraordinary. Detail in Process, the second volume in the new AsBuilt series, features twenty-five awe-inspiring projects characterized by an unusual synthesis of aesthetics and materials: the sunshade at Morphosis's Student Recreation Center in Cincinnati; the embossed and perforated copper skin of Herzog & de Meuron's de Young Museum in San Francisco; the handrails at Mir Rivera Architects', Lake Austin Footbridge in Austin; the stairs at Heatherwick Studio's, Longchamp Store in New York City; plus twenty more. Editors Christine Killory and Ren Davids have collected the best work of the past two years including new buildings by some of today's most daring and detail-obsessed architects: Norman Foster, James Carpenter, John Ronan, Renzo Piano, Marmol Radziner, Tadao Ando, Steven Holl, Jean Nouvel, David Chipperfield, and SANAA. Comprehensively documented, Detail in Process includes the plans, details, and large-scale sections needed to appreciate the innovative ways these architects have responded to complicated design problems.

The Atrium Library Of Architecture Today Churches Monuments Cultural Centres Cemeteries Public Health Buildings Law Courts Museums

Author : Francisco Asensio Cerver
ISBN : 847741047X
Genre : Architecture, Modern
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