Materials for Design 2

Materials for Design 2

Victoria Ballard Bell, Patrick Rand


As structure and layout courses during the international get away of the study room and undertake the holistic equipment of design/build courses, the necessity for a textbook that bridges the space among development fabrics and layout sensibility is sorely wanted. In Materials for layout 2, authors Victoria Ballard Bell and Patrick Rand revisit the layout in their award-winning first quantity and current sixty new case reports of fabrics positioned to inventive use by means of cutting-edge brightest architects. Bell and Rand introduce every one fabric type—glass, concrete, wooden, steel, plastic, and stone—with new textual content describing its historical past and value. available case reports spotlight fresh advances in layout and building round the world—from a wood church in Finland and huts in Thailand to a financial institution encased in a pitcher dice in Denmark. In a fabrics panorama that continuously adjustments to satisfy the calls for of latest designers, Materials for layout 2 is an up to date consultant to the easiest and most fun fabrics at their disposal.

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