Dernie, David New Stone Architecture

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New Stone Architecture

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9780071418317: New Stone Architecture

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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This book is richly illustrated with images supported with drawings and details of application. The sensitive and innovative use of this ancient material is as impressive as interesting. -- Bookwise

This book provides an acessible and enjoyable study of contemporary architecture's infatuation with the use of natural stone. -- RA Magazine

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This book is richly illustrated with images supported with drawings and details of application. The sensitive and innovative use of this ancient material is as impressive as interesting.

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