Constructing Architecture. Materials, Processes, Structures. More Andrea Deplazes, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland. Constructing Architecture – Materials, Processes, Structures Andrea Deplazes ( Ed.) This internationally prizewinning volume now appears in its third, revised. Constructing Architecture has 65 ratings and 1 review. Chuck said: this is the new textbook for the Building Technology studio I teach and coordinate for.

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Paperbackpages. With over illustrations, plans, and detail drawings, Constructing Architecture is a veritable encyclopedia for anyone interested in the essential technical information needed for building and construction, regardless of designstyle.

Constructing Architecture: Materials, Processes, Structures

This is the very first book I would recommend for any serious architecture student. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This internationally prizewinning volume now appears in its second, revised and expanded edition.

This book will be of huge value to every architecture student, teacher, and architectural designer. No trivia or quizzes yet. Lists with This Book. Angie Lau rated it really liked it Jul 26, Underlying this enormously consttructing book is a respect for the primacy of design, the belief that building is not simply a fact of engineering or technology, but the translation and culmination of a creative act that can only be successfully completed if the technical principles of construction are wellunderstood.

It was a lot better in quality of paper and print resolution. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Telling examples, well chosen, illuminate the ideas, and the case studies feature some of the finest contemporary architecture in the world today. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Andrea Deplazes, the editor and author or co-author of many of the articles, dep,azes at the Zurich ETH and I would guess the same must be true for the authors of most of the other articleswhich for well over a hundred years has been one of the few true schools of architecture in the world.


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The chapter on “Building Elements” now includes a discussion of facades, and the chapter on “Structures” has been expanded to cover “Principles of Space Creation. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

To ask other readers questions about Constructing Architectureplease sign up. See all 12 reviews. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. The book is not a construction how-to and the images are not very detailed nor are any of the images in color, but it is a compilation of a variety of architectural examples that use different or innovative construction methods.

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The book is very well written. Experience with the preceding edition has shown that the book has become an indispensable handbook for reference and reading not only for students and teachers but also for architects. It also gives a glimpse at how the ETH consistently produces first class ordinary architecture, and for that matter first class extraordinary architecture too.


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It should be on the shelves of every architecture library. Rules of Thumb for Preliminary Design. Zrchitecture Description This is the third, revised and expanded edition of the internationally prizewinning book Constructing Architecture by Andrea Deplazes.