Constructing Architecture. Materials, Processes, Structures. More Andrea Deplazes, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland. Constructing Architecture – Materials, Processes, Structures Andrea Deplazes ( Ed.) This internationally prizewinning volume now appears in its third, revised. Constructing Architecture has 65 ratings and 1 review. Chuck said: this is the new textbook for the Building Technology studio I teach and coordinate for.
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It was a lot better in quality of paper and print resolution. Telling examples, well chosen, illuminate the ideas, and the case studies feature some of the finest contemporary architecture in the world today. Underlying this enormously practical book is a respect for the primacy of design, the belief that building is not simply a fact of engineering or technology, but the translation and culmination of a creative act that can only be successfully completed if the technical principles of construction are wellunderstood.
Experience with the preceding edition has shown that the book has become an indispensable handbook for reference and reading not only for students and teachers but also for architects. Sustainable Design Methods for Architects. Muizz Adam rated it really liked it Jan 29, It is a shame. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.
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A great supplement to a studio course for inspiration and incorporating interesting structure into projects. Underlying this enormously practical book is a respect for the primacy of design, the belief that building is not simply a fact of engineering or technology, but the translation and culmination of a creative act that can only be successfully completed if the technical principles of construction are deplaxes.
Rebecca rated it liked it Oct 09, The English title might be misleading–this book is not about ‘construction’, but rather about what the Germans call Baukunst, the art of construction, or the art of ‘putting buildings together’ com-posing buildingsconsidering the spatial and cultural orders as inseparable parts of that putting things together.
However, the last chapter could be slightly improved with additional information about standards and quality systems. It presents a broad and contemporary review of materials, technologies and processes and provides information and opinion essays about the cultural and historic aspects of technology. For an architectural handbook, the aarchitecture readable reference drawings are so essential and must be printed in high quality.
This lavish but systematically organized book is divided into sections on materials, building components, building types, case studies, and a catalog of components, all drawn to a common scale, providing everything the professional or the student might need to transform their designs into built projects.
The book provides a structured approach to the basics of contemporary architectural composition, several essays introducing fundamental concepts and giving you the bibliography to go into them in detail the key part is making them all fit into an overall framework, and pointing at the sources that normally take years to discoverand illustrate several remarkable buildings in remarkable detail, with excellent descriptions reaching a depth and quality of analysis unfortunately missing in typical architectural publications.
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Constructing Architecture: Materials, Processes, Structures by Andrea Deplazes
Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Kate Flynn rated it it was amazing Jul 18, Moreover, some projects and interesting built examples are documented with focus on each material masonry, concrete, timber and steel.
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No trivia or quizzes yet. To ask other readers questions about Constructing Architectureplease sign up. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jan 13, Chuck rated it really liked it Shelves: Euroshopper rated it really liked it Apr 02, This book is far better than the exhaustively recommended Francis Ching all due respectand even better than Unwin’s Architectural Notebook, which is also excellent.
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Showing of 12 reviews. The version I received through Amazon in the US is printed in the US and, unfortunately, a lot of details are lost because of low resolution of printing. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Renata rated it it was amazing Jul 29, Rules of Thumb for Preliminary Design. Overview Description This is the third, revised and expanded edition of the internationally prizewinning book Constructing Architecture by Andrea Deplazes.
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