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Materials for Architectural Design [Paperback]

Victoria Ballard Bell , Patrick Rand
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31 July 2006
This book is aimed at students of architecture and young practising architects. Through its detailed descriptions of glass, concrete, wood, metals and plastics - covering their unique properties, histories and various forms. Each section features 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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  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Laurence King (31 July 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1856694801
  • ISBN-13: 978-1856694803
  • Product Dimensions: 2.4 x 22 x 27.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 20,563 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Victoria Ballard Bell studied architecture and urban planning at the University of Virginia and is now a practising architect.

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book! 24 Aug 2011
By ANNA
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Great book suitable both for architects, providing detailed information on construction technology. Good and clear illustration of the details and materials, interesting examples of contemporary architecture. Very helpful!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good general book! 1 Feb 2009
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A great picture book with some very useful details and information on construction techniques and the quality of materials themselves. Definately recommend, useful for inspiration as well as information.
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5.0 out of 5 stars thanks 10 July 2013
By dan
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This is a beautiful book, with plenty of gorgeous photographs and clear descriptions. It is what I was looking for Many thanks
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