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Stone Architecture.

Stone Architecture.

Stone Architecture.


Accocella, Alphonso.

Cl. Milan, 2006

SKU 70580

In this volume, Professor Acocella analyzes every type of stone, from those used by the Egyptians to the marble used by Mies van der Rohe. Stone as a material is not only analyzed from a historical point of view, it is categorized and examined according to its technological usage. The book is based on comparison and confrontation between origins, archetypes and present-day themes, examining a variety of projects from around the world.

624 pp., 2,000 color and B&W illus.