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Construction Materials Manual

Construction Materials Manual

Construction Materials Manual


Hegger, Manfred

Cl. Basel, 2006

Book ID: 70942

This overview of materials for architects considers the importance of the sensory perception of architecture including tactile qualities, smell, color, and surface structure. It also addresses fundamental questions of sustainability including life span, environmental impact, and material cycles. All of the principal conventional and innovative construction materials are comprehensively documented, with attention to their production, manufacture, fabrication, treatment, surfaces, connections, and characteristics.

280 pp., 385 color illus.