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Stone Architecture.

Stone Architecture.


Accocella, Alphonso.

Cl. Milan, 2006

Book ID: 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.