Details in Contemporary Architecture

Details in Contemporary Architecture

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Curious about how Alsop Architects managed to construct that flying, translucent rectangle at the Ontario College of Art and Design? Wonder about the sustainability of the Genzyme Building? The saying qthe truth is in the detailsq reveals an essential quality of architectural design. How a staircase curves, a roof seemingly floats, or a concrete wall illuminates are critical questions for architects looking at or creating new work. You might forgive designers for closely guarding their signature techniques. Fortunately, Edited bys Christine Killory and Rene Davids culled an amazing collection of the best trade secrets in Details in Contemporary Architecture.York. This page Top: Section WATERPROOF MEMBRANE UNDERLAYNENT T0 LAP OVER. The new museum for the Paleontological ... other systems, reducing energy consumption and related emissions up to forty-four percent compared with air-source heat pumps ... The geoexchange system has three major parts: a geothermal heat pump to move heat between the building and the fluid inthe earthanbsp;...

Title:Details in Contemporary Architecture
Author: Christine Killory, Rene? Davids
Publisher:Princeton Architectural Press - 2013-07-02

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