Basics Architecture 02: Construction & Materiality by Lorraine Farrelly
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Basics Architecture 02: Construction & Materiality
By Lorraine Farrelly

Basics Architecture 02: Construction & Materiality

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Basics Architecture 02: Construction & Materiality by Lorraine Farrelly

Book Description

"Basics Architecture: Construction & Materiality" is an in-depth exploration of the key materials used in modern architecture. The book covers materials including stone and brick, concrete, timber, glass, steel and composites. It examines their history, development and practical application in contemporary architecture. Discussion is supported by a variety of case studies and examples of work taken from best of contemporary architecture, as well as practical student exercises and resources.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9782940373833
ISBN-10: 2940373833
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 160mm x 15mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: AVA Publishing SA
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: Switzerland

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Author Biography - Lorraine Farrelly

Lorraine Farrelly is an architect who co-ordinates degree courses in architecture and interior design at the University of Portsmouth, UK. She also lectures at universities around the world on representation in architecture. Lorraine examines in universities in the UK, has taught at various European universities and has presented her research on architecture and the European city at conferences internationally. She has written several books about contemporary architecture and interior design, as well as articles on architectural drawing, architectural education and contemporary architecture.

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