By (author) Maggie Toy
Sci-fi Architecture by Maggie Toy
Book DescriptionThis volume focuses on the possibilities for our future built environment. Featuring the edited manuscript from a symposium at the Royal Academy of Arts which debated the use of high technology in architecture, it presents the visions of the future alongside the material possibilities. Crossing some of the greatest architectural thinkers of our time alongside the most advanced practitioners and experts from technical fields in order to seriously explore the area of fact and fantasy in architectural design, the debate includes Jean Nouvel, Robert Maxwell, Charles Jencks, Iann Barron, Tony Hunt, Norman Foster, and Ian Ritchie The text addresses what our built environment will look like in the future and explores the technology integrated into building design. It features the work of many inspirational engineers as well as architects.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780471987123
(306mm x 250mm x 9mm)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Mar-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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