Materials for Architectural Design

Materials for Architectural Design

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This book is aimed at students of architecture and young practising architects. It gives detailed descriptions of glass, concrete, wood, metals and plastics and covers their unique properties, histories and various forms. It carries sections that feature 10-12 case studies including plans, sections, elevations and details, together with colour photographs illustrating the inspired and widely varied ways in which these materials can be applied.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 220 x 272 x 30mm | 1,301.82g
  • Laurence King Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 525 illustrations, 275 in colour
  • 1856694801
  • 9781856694803
  • 50,392

Table of contents

Introduction; Glass; Technical information; Case studies; Concrete; Technical information; Case studies; Metals; Technical information; Case studies; Wood; Technical information; Case studies; Plastics; Technical information; Case studies; Appendix of Tables.

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About Patrick J. Rand

Victoria Ballard Bell studied architecture and urban planning at the University of Virginia and is now a practising architect.

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