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Basics Architecture 02: Construction & Materiality

Basics Architecture 02: Construction & Materiality

by Lorraine Farrelly

Writes: Architecture - General, Interior Design and Interior Architecture - General, Construction, Technology and Building Systems, Architectural Design and Design Process, Drawing and Presentation, Digital Architectural Design, Design - General Author of : Basics Architecture 02: Construction & Materiality, The Fundamentals of Architecture, Representational Techniques for Architecture, Basics Architecture 01: Representational Techniques Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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AVA Publishing SA, 2009
  • DOI:
    10.5040/9781350088849
  • ISBN:
    978-1-3500-8884-9 (online)

    978-2-940373-83-3 (paperback)

    978-2-9404-3957-7 (epdf)

    978-1-3500-3479-2 (epub)
  • Edition:
    First Edition
  • Place of Publication:
    Lausanne
  • Published Online:
    2018
Basics Architecture 02: Construction & Materiality
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Basics Architecture 02: Construction & Materiality is an in-depth exploration of the key materials used in modern architecture. The book covers materials including stone and brick, concrete, timber, glass, steel and composites. It examines their history, development and practical application in contemporary architecture.

Discussion is supported by a variety of case studies and examples of work taken from the best of contemporary architecture, as well as practical student exercises and resources.