Materials Manual & New Possibilities

Overview

Architects have more and more materials at their disposal as technology develops, and new uses for old materials. This book demonstrates what can be achieved with this wealth of material choice. The choice of material can have wide-ranging effects, making a project more environmentally friendly, more affordable, or more versatile. Clearly divided into categories, the information provided here offers architects and designers essential tools for achieving their desired results. Full color photographs and ...

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Overview

Architects have more and more materials at their disposal as technology develops, and new uses for old materials. This book demonstrates what can be achieved with this wealth of material choice. The choice of material can have wide-ranging effects, making a project more environmentally friendly, more affordable, or more versatile. Clearly divided into categories, the information provided here offers architects and designers essential tools for achieving their desired results. Full color photographs and explanatory texts provide details regarding the properties of each material.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788490540565
  • Publisher: Links International
  • Publication date: 4/7/2015
  • Pages: 240

Meet the Author

Eduard Broto has a PhD in Architecture and Agricultural Engineering and has developed a career focused on green and sustainable developments. His background lends him a unique insight into the fields of architecture, architectural criticism and urban planning, which he is currently using to develop proposals and guidelines for creative and sustainable urban planning models.

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