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Old Buildings, New Designs

Architectural Transformations

By Charles Bloszies

7 x 8-1/2 in; 144 pp;
Paperback
October 2011
ISBN 9781616890353
ISBN10 1616890355

SKU# 9781616890353

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Increasingly, architects are hired to design new work for existing structures. Whether for reasons of preservation, sustainability, or cost-effectiveness, the movement to reuse buildings presents a variety of design challenges and opportunities. Old Buildings, New Designs is an Architecture Brief devoted to working within a given architectural fabric—from the technical issues that arise from aging construction to the controversy generated by the various project stakeholders to the unique aesthetic possibilities created through the juxtaposition of old and new.
Old Buildings, New Designs


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Old Buildings, New Designs

Increasingly, architects are hired to design new work for existing structures. Whether for reasons of preservation, sustainability, or cost-effectiveness, the movement to reuse buildings presents a variety of design challenges and opportunities. Old Buildings, New Designs is an Architecture Brief devoted to working within a given architectural fabric—from the technical issues that arise from aging construction to the controversy generated by the various project stakeholders to the unique aesthetic possibilities created through the juxtaposition of old and new.

 

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7 x 8-1/2 in; 144 pp;
Paperback
October 2011
ISBN 9781616890353
ISBN10 1616890355