This book based purely on its weight alone, justifies its RRP, like the first reviewer mentioned.
Of all the books I have had and discarded whilst an Architecture Student - this IS the biggie. If only I had access to or had heard of this book in my first year!
Top 3 Books for Architecture Students are; this one, Data Metric Handbook and one featuring many works/ drawings by your favourite architect.
Constructing Architecture takes you through the history, concepts, design process and backs it all up with many pics.
Oh and I nearly forget - a field of details at 1:10/ 1:20 scale - from roofs, walls, doors, windows, floor-wall junctions, down to ground floor/… Read more