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Title Comprehensive tectonics : technical building assemblies from the ground to the sky / edited by Alexis Gregory
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2020
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Contents Intro; Half Title; Praise; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword by Edward Ford; Notes; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contributors; Introduction; Notes; Case Studies; 1 Waveland Business Incubator: Waveland, MS, Unabridged Architecture; Architect's Design Intent and Reasoning Behind Material and Tectonic Choices; 2 Hatiloo Theatre: Memphis, TN, Archimania; Architect's Design Intent and Reasoning Behind Material and Tectonic Choices; 3 Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum: Biloxi, MS, H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture
7 Shanghai Nature Museum: Shanghai, China, Perkins + WillArchitect's Design Intent and Reasoning Behind Material and Tectonic Choices; Guide: How to Determine Assembly; Afterword; Notes; Image and Drawing Credits; Images; Drawings; Glossary of Terms and Materials; Index
Summary Comprehensive Tectonics considers building construction assemblies holistically to help you make architectural detailing decisions from the earth to the sky. Seven case studies from architecture firms such as Perkins + Will, Lake Flato, and Olson Kundig Architects include more than 250 color images showing component details, building sections, wall sections, and floor plans. For each project, the architects explain their design intent and the reasons for their material and tectonic choices, to help you form your own strategies. This book will provide you with assistance by its ease of use with legible keys, scales, and reference images. Its key insights about why the firm chose certain materials will allow you to create your own process for utilizing building construction assemblies. Comprehensive Tectonics aims to give you a more comprehensive overviewof building construction assembles to aid in the creation of well-designed and well-developed architecture. Including a glossary and guide for how to determine assembly, this book makes a welcome desk reference and is an ideal addition for students in architecture integrated studios dealing with structures and materials and is also a useful addition for professional architects
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Alexis Gregory is an Associate Professor at Mississippi State University in Mississippi State, Mississippi, USA
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on August 23, 2019)
Subject Architecture -- Details -- Case studies
Building materials -- Case studies
ARCHITECTURE / Design & Drafting
ARCHITECTURE / Methods & Materials
Architecture -- Details.
Building materials.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Gregory, Alexis, editor
ISBN 1315683881