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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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Get to Know Us. Product details Paperback Publisher: Afshin Fathollahi rated it liked it Feb 20, Trudy Watt rated it it was amazing Nov 19, Andrea Deplazes, the editor and author or co-author of many of the articles, teaches at consttructing Zurich ETH and I would guess the same must be true for the authors of most of the other articleswhich for well over a hundred years has been one of the few true schools of architecture in the world.

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. Moreover, some projects and interesting built examples are documented with focus on each material masonry, concrete, architefture and steel.

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This lavish but systematically organized book is archktecture into sections on materials, building components, building types, case studies, and a catalog of components, all drawn dplazes a common scale, providing everything the professional or the student might need to transform their designs into built projects.

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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. Overzicht Beschrijving The 4th edition of this standard work for building construction has again been revised in terms of content and illustrations.

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However, the last chapter could be slightly improved with additional information about standards and quality systems.

References to standards, thermal insulation standards, and some project examples have been updated; they are now comprehensively and systematically documented, explaining the design process from start to finish.

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Constructing Architecture. A Handbook

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A Handbook Materials, Processes, Structures – 4th edition. The book glows with the power of this accumulated knowledge developed in construfting true academic environment since the times of Semper.

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