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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Constructing Architecture: Materials, Processes, Structures by Andrea Deplazes

Rebecca rated it liked it Oct 09, A must for any architect. It covers tectonics and construction in elegant detail but, even more importantly, this book delves into the conceptual intentions behind the tectonics, at every scale. Explore the Home Gift Guide. The English title might be misleading–this book is not about ‘construction’, but rather about what the Germans call Baukunst, the art of construction, or the art of ‘putting buildings together’ com-posing buildingsconsidering the spatial and cultural orders as inseparable parts of that putting things together.


Constructing Architecture: Materials, Processes, Structures

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Very accessible, current in its information, with good contemporary case studies. Dimitra rated it really liked it Feb 10, With this book in hands, the cobstructing and the student are confronted with an idea sometimes forgotten: For an architectural handbook, the clearly readable reference drawings are so essential and depplazes be printed in high quality. Anyone seeking that knowledge will find it bursting from the pages of Constructing Architecture.

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Be the first to ask deplaxes question about Constructing Architecture. As someone already mentioned, it is a good book but, the print quality is bad. Paula Alexandra rated it really liked it Jan 05, Angie Lau rated it really liked it Jul 26, Constructkng this enormously practical 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.


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I have reviewed many attempts at a comprehensive description of the complex subject of architecture, and this is the best. Newsletter Stay informed and subscribe to our monthly newsletter. This lavish but systematically organized book is divided into sections on materials, building components, building types, case studies, and a catalog of components, all drawn to a common scale, providing everything the professional or the student might need to transform their designs into built constructjng.