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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
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 9.90 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.14 (d)

Meet the Author

David Dernie (Cambridge, UK) is a Lecturer at the University of Cambridge and at the Bartlett, University of London, where he researches the use of materials in architecture.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Power of Stone 6
Introduction 8
Chapter 1 Building in Stone 36
Introduction 38
Case Studies 66
Christian Brynildsen and Jan Olav Jensen: Leper Hospital, Lasur, Chopda, India, 1995 68
Peake, Short and Partners: Brewery, Malta, 1991 70
Ian Ritchie Architects: Greenhouse and Park, Terrasson, France, 1994 72
Ian Ritchie Architects: London Regatta Centre, London, UK, 1999 74
Eric Parry Architects: Foundress Court, Pembroke College, Cambridge, UK, 1998 80
OM Ungers: Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany, 2001 86
Mario Botta: Synagogue Cymbalista, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1996-8 90
Edouard Francois and Associates: Chateau-le-Lez Housing, Montpellier, France, 2000 94
Marc Mimram: Residences, 72 Boulevard Barbes, Paris, France, 1995 98
Michael Hopkins: Queen's Building, Emmanuel College, Cambridge, UK, 1995 100
Wandel Hoefer Lorch + Hirsch: New Synagogue, Dresden (Saarbrucken), Germany, 2001 104
Chapter 2 Petrified Landscapes 108
Introduction 110
Case Studies 116
Eduardo Souto de Moura: Football Stadium, Braga, Portugal, 2003 118
Antoine Predock: Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts, Alto, New Mexico, 1997 120
Jensen & Skodvin Architects: Mortensrud Church, Oslo, Norway, 2002 122
Juan Navarro Baldeweg: Museum and Study Centre, Altamira Caves, Cantabria, Spain, 1997-2000 124
Renzo Piano Building Workshop: Beyeler Museum, Basle, Switzerland, 1997 128
Kengo Kuma: Stone Museum, Nasu, Japan, 2000 134
Cesar Ruiz-Larrea Cangas and Associates: Ethnographic Museum, Guimar, Tenerife, Spain, 1999 140
Gouwy, Grima, Rames: Private house, Seniergues, France, 1998 144
Eduardo Souto de Moura: House, Moledo, Porto, Portugal, 1998 146
Zvi Hecker and Rafi Segal: Palmach Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1998 152
Alvaro Siza: Galician Centre of Contemporary Art, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 1988-93 154
Renzo Piano Building Workshop: Padre Pio Pilgrimage Church, Foggia, Italy, 1991-2003 158
Chapter 3 Urban Stones 164
Introduction 166
Case Studies 174
Rafael Moneo: City Hall, Murcia, Spain, 1999 176
Madridejos and Sancho: Town Hall and Civic Centre, San Fernando de Henares, Spain, 1994-6 182
C Martinez, E Pemjean, R Pemjean: Town Hall and Meeting Room, Madarcos, Spain, 1996 188
Raffaele Cavadini: Municipal Buildings, Iragna, Switzerland, 1994-5 192
Antoine Predock: Center for Integrated Systems, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA, 1997 198
Eric Parry Architects: Office Building, 27-30 Finsbury Square, London, UK, 2002 200
Richard Meier: Getty Center, Los Angeles, California, 1984-97 208
Berthold H. Penkhues: Museum in Korbach, Germany, 1999 210
Ortner and Ortner: Museum for Modern Art, Vienna, Austria, 2001 216
Tony Fretton Architects: Private House, Chelsea, London, UK, 2001 222
Endnotes 228
Selected Reading 230
Project credits 231
Index 235
Picture credits 238
Acknowledgements 240
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