New Stone Architecture / Edition 1

New Stone Architecture / Edition 1

by David Dernie
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071418318

ISBN-13: 9780071418317

Pub. Date: 10/29/2003

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Here's the guide architects and building professionals need to meet the exploding demand for using stone in contemporary architecture and understand why stone is an attractive and practical option for new construction.

Magnificently illustrated with 300 illustrations (200 in beautiful full-color), the author covers every type of structure, including:

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Overview

Here's the guide architects and building professionals need to meet the exploding demand for using stone in contemporary architecture and understand why stone is an attractive and practical option for new construction.

Magnificently illustrated with 300 illustrations (200 in beautiful full-color), the author covers every type of structure, including:

* Residential

* Religious

* Civic

* Commercial

Extensive case studies, primarily for structures built within the last decade, cover:

* Plans and elevations

* Creative ideas for using technological innovations to work with stone

* How to select and work with stone in conjunction with light conditions, water, and other materials

* The basics of cutting, surface treatment, and weathering

* How to incorporate stone into natural or urban landscapes

With a vast array of stone from all over the world now readily available, there is no better guide to using it in today's structures than New Stone Architecture.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071418317
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
10/29/2003
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
9.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Power of Stone6
Introduction8
Chapter 1Building in Stone36
Introduction38
Case Studies66
Christian Brynildsen and Jan Olav Jensen: Leper Hospital, Lasur, Chopda, India, 199568
Peake, Short and Partners: Brewery, Malta, 199170
Ian Ritchie Architects: Greenhouse and Park, Terrasson, France, 199472
Ian Ritchie Architects: London Regatta Centre, London, UK, 199974
Eric Parry Architects: Foundress Court, Pembroke College, Cambridge, UK, 199880
OM Ungers: Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany, 200186
Mario Botta: Synagogue Cymbalista, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1996-890
Edouard Francois and Associates: Chateau-le-Lez Housing, Montpellier, France, 200094
Marc Mimram: Residences, 72 Boulevard Barbes, Paris, France, 199598
Michael Hopkins: Queen's Building, Emmanuel College, Cambridge, UK, 1995100
Wandel Hoefer Lorch + Hirsch: New Synagogue, Dresden (Saarbrucken), Germany, 2001104
Chapter 2Petrified Landscapes108
Introduction110
Case Studies116
Eduardo Souto de Moura: Football Stadium, Braga, Portugal, 2003118
Antoine Predock: Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts, Alto, New Mexico, 1997120
Jensen & Skodvin Architects: Mortensrud Church, Oslo, Norway, 2002122
Juan Navarro Baldeweg: Museum and Study Centre, Altamira Caves, Cantabria, Spain, 1997-2000124
Renzo Piano Building Workshop: Beyeler Museum, Basle, Switzerland, 1997128
Kengo Kuma: Stone Museum, Nasu, Japan, 2000134
Cesar Ruiz-Larrea Cangas and Associates: Ethnographic Museum, Guimar, Tenerife, Spain, 1999140
Gouwy, Grima, Rames: Private house, Seniergues, France, 1998144
Eduardo Souto de Moura: House, Moledo, Porto, Portugal, 1998146
Zvi Hecker and Rafi Segal: Palmach Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1998152
Alvaro Siza: Galician Centre of Contemporary Art, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 1988-93154
Renzo Piano Building Workshop: Padre Pio Pilgrimage Church, Foggia, Italy, 1991-2003158
Chapter 3Urban Stones164
Introduction166
Case Studies174
Rafael Moneo: City Hall, Murcia, Spain, 1999176
Madridejos and Sancho: Town Hall and Civic Centre, San Fernando de Henares, Spain, 1994-6182
C Martinez, E Pemjean, R Pemjean: Town Hall and Meeting Room, Madarcos, Spain, 1996188
Raffaele Cavadini: Municipal Buildings, Iragna, Switzerland, 1994-5192
Antoine Predock: Center for Integrated Systems, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA, 1997198
Eric Parry Architects: Office Building, 27-30 Finsbury Square, London, UK, 2002200
Richard Meier: Getty Center, Los Angeles, California, 1984-97208
Berthold H. Penkhues: Museum in Korbach, Germany, 1999210
Ortner and Ortner: Museum for Modern Art, Vienna, Austria, 2001216
Tony Fretton Architects: Private House, Chelsea, London, UK, 2001222
Endnotes228
Selected Reading230
Project credits231
Index235
Picture credits238
Acknowledgements240

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