Book Title :
Steel and Beyond - New Strategies for Metals in Architecture Authors :
Annette LeCuyer Publisher : Birkhäuser Year :
2003 ISBN :
3764364947 Language :
English Description :
Metals open up a vast range of new possibilities in today's buiding industry. Examining the most recent advances in a systematic overview, this book includes a series of essays discussing new conceptual strategies for structures, hybrid materials systems, computer-aided design and fabrication and parametric models for the generation of form.
In addition, case studies examine twenty significant recent buildings. Each project being comprehensively documented in image and text, paying particular attention to the design, fabrication and assembly of metal structural and cladding systems. Available at : Amazon.com,