New Stone Architecture

By: David Dernie (Author)

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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."

Title: New Stone Architecture

Author Name: David Dernie (Author)

Categories: Other,

Publisher: U.S.A., McGraw-Hill: 2003

ISBN Number: 0071418318

ISBN Number 13: 9780071418317

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fair

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 131472

Description: Fair condition. Missing dust jacket. Has a torn and taped binding. New Stone Architecture By David Dernie (Author) Product Details Hardcover: 240 pages Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education; 1 edition (November 19, 2003) Language: English ISBN-10: 0071418318 ISBN-13: 9780071418317 Product Dimensions: 9.9 x 1.1 x 10.1 inches

Keywords: New Stone Architecture