Fabric Architecture: Creative Resources for Shade, Signage, and Shelter

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A breathtaking view of state-of-the-art technology for projects ranging from simple awnings to dome stadiums.Architects, landscape architects, interior designers, fabricators, and owner/developers seeking creative, green solutions for a wide array of structures-shelter, shade, and water protection; outdoor and indoor; permanent and temporary-will find a broad array of ideas in this visual catalog of the latest materials and methods for designing canopies, tents, umbrellas, ...

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Overview

A breathtaking view of state-of-the-art technology for projects ranging from simple awnings to dome stadiums.Architects, landscape architects, interior designers, fabricators, and owner/developers seeking creative, green solutions for a wide array of structures-shelter, shade, and water protection; outdoor and indoor; permanent and temporary-will find a broad array of ideas in this visual catalog of the latest materials and methods for designing canopies, tents, umbrellas, facades, signage, walls, and ceilings.

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James A. Cox - Midwest Book Review
“Structure examples from around the world offer stunning color photos perfect for any architecture library.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780393732368
  • Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/15/2008
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 10.20 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Samuel
J. Armijos is Architect and Vice President for FabriTec Structures, a brand of USA Shade and Fabric Structures, and has been involved in the Tension Structure field since 1987. He has coordinated the design, engineering and construction of a variety of fabric structures around the world, from Costa Rica to
Bangkok and New York to California. He is a contributing writer to Fabric Architecture, and was a Visiting Professor in the
School of Architecture at Philadelphia University from 1993 to 1996. He has presented his AIA-approved Continuing Education presentation on
Architectural Fabric Structures to a number of firms nationwide, and has spoken at many AIA, IFAI and Fabric Structure symposiums.

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