Item description for Basics Architecture: Construction and Materiality (Basics Architecture) by Lorraine Farrelly...
The second book in the Basics Architecture series explores the materials used in construction today: stone and brick, concrete, timber, steel and glass, and composites. Reviewing the history of these materials puts them in context, revealing applications in both historical and contemporary architecture. Each chapter showcases the work of a master architect, such as Frank Lloyd Wright or Louis Kahn, whose work is associated with that material. Projects by such greats as Eric Parry, Caruso St. John, Zaha Hadid, Nicholas Grimshaw Architects, Rem Koolhaas, Norman Foster, Jean Nouvel, dRMM, and more are included. Practical and inspiring, Basics Architecture: Construction and Materiality is an invaluable resource for students and professionals alike.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6.5" Height: 9.25" Weight: 1.2 lbs.
Release Date Jan 6, 2009
Publisher AVA Publishing
ISBN 2940373833 ISBN13 9782940373833
Availability 0 units.
More About Lorraine Farrelly
Lorraine Farrelly is an architect and Professor of Architecture and Design at the Portsmouth School of Architecture. She teaches design studio at undergraduate and postgraduate in architecture. In addition, she teaches courses in representation and drawing. Her studio teaching focuses on the idea of the city and how it is read and interpreted. Her previous books include "Representational Techniques" and "The Fundamentals of Architecture" (both 2007) and "Construction and Materiality" (2008).
Lorraine Farrelly currently resides in Portsmouth.