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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
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
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
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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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