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Designing the Exterior Wall: An Architectural Guide to the Vertical Envelope.

Designing the Exterior Wall: An Architectural Guide to the Vertical Envelope.

$85.00

Brock, Linda.

Cl. New York, 2005

Book ID: 66355

Presents the basics of building science along with a prescribed set of details to help architects understand why buildings fail and how to design them to be more durable. Features recent examples of building skins including Gehry's Experience Music Project, Arquitectonica's Western New York at Times Square and Botta's San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

375 pp., 150 B&W photos, 100 B&W drawings.