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Encyclopedia of Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture

McLeod, Virginia

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ISBN 10: 1856696928 / ISBN 13: 9781856696920
Published by Laurence King Publishing
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2010. Har/Cdr. Hardcover. This comprehensive reference work contains scale drawings of every type of detailing used in contemporary residential architecture. Num Pages: 352 pages, 1000 illustrations, 200 in colour. BIC Classification: AMKD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 297 x 255 x 33. Weight in Grams: 2230. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781856696920

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Title: Encyclopedia of Detail in Contemporary ...

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

Binding: Hardcover

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This is a comprehensive sourcebook, containing newly commissioned scale drawings of every type of architectural detailtaken from 100 of the best contemporary houses. Over 700 detailed drawings of walls, floors, ceilings, doors, windows, and staircases feature keys explaining construction techniques and materials used. Each drawing is cross referenced to other details from the same building.

This is an invaluable reference for all architects, showing the best examples of residential detailing from around the world. A bonus DVD includes all of the drawings featured in the book.

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Virginia McLeod has worked for a number of private practices in London and was also the editor of The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture. She currently works as a freelance writer and editor, specializing in contemporary architecture.

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