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Author Schröpfer, Thomas

Title Material design : informing architecture by materiality / Thomas Schropfer ; with a foreword by Erwin Viray ; and contributions by James Carpenter [and others]

Publ Info Basel : Birkhäuser, [2011]
©2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Arch  ARCH TA403.6 .S37 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 192 pages : illustrations (some color), plans (some color) ; 31 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents Why material design? -- The alternative approach: observation, speculation, experimentation -- Difficult synthesis -- Aggregation -- Joints and unctions -- Weaving: the tectonics of textiles -- Modulation: transformation by shaping and texturing -- Capturing the ephemeral -- Responsive materials -- Materializations of nanotechnology in architecture -- Encoding: digital & analogue taxonavigation -- The future of material design
LC subject Building materials
Architecture -- Designs and plans
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century
Architecture, Modern -- 21st century
Add Author Carpenter, James, 1949-
ISBN 9783034600354 (hbk.)
3034600356 (hbk.)