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Architectural Models: Construction Techniques, 2nd Edition [Hardcover]

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Item description for Architectural Models: Construction Techniques, 2nd Edition by Wolfgang Knoll, Martin Hechinger, Hans-Joachim Heyer & Boris Miklautsch...

Architectural models are a bridge between an idea and its realization. They facilitate a sensual perception of space and architecture, of surfaces and plasticity basic principles of design. In clear, comprehensible form, Wolfgang Knoll and Martin Hechinger explain how design ideas can be skillfully translated into models. This book conveys practical basics and offers a wealth of valuable suggestions for beginners as well as for experienced model makers.

Key Features

-Offers numerous color, black and white photographs, and line drawings, new to this edition, which further enhance understanding and the usefulness of the text
-Introduces to this completely revised edition a new chapter on model photography, whose extraordinary results are captured in the book's illustrations
-Presents a comprehensive and fully up-to-the-moment discussion of the materials, techniques and uses of architectural model making
-Addresses the appropriate use of CNC model making
-Describes how to select the appropriate scale, materials, and technical skills required to design models, whether by hand, machine, or computer-operated equipment

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Item Specifications...

Pages   142
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.5" Width: 8.75" Height: 11"
Weight:   1.8 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Dec 10, 2007
Publisher   J. Ross Publishing
ISBN  1932159967  
ISBN13  9781932159967  

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1Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Art Instruction & Reference > Drawing
2Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Architecture > Building Types & Styles > General
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4Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Architecture > General
5Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Architecture > Study & Teaching

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I am glad I found this book  Nov 26, 2001
Even though this is meant for graduate level and professionals, I ordered this book for our jr. high-aged homeschooled children, who are very interested in architecture and building models of their plans. I am happy with the way this book presents things simply and clearly, but does not restrict itself to only foam core board constructions. It introduces other ideas and techniques for models that my kids are excited to try. This book fulfills my wish to find a resource that will be of use to them for years and matter how far they go into the field of architecture and model building.
Good insight  Apr 1, 2000
A good insight into the diffreent types of materials available for the construction of several types of architectural models. I particularly liked the way in which the book is divided and the several practical hints wihch the author gives to the beginner -- a good book.

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