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Detail in Contemporary Concrete Architecture

Detail in Contemporary Concrete Architecture

Laurence King Publishing

By David Phillips and Megumi Yamashita


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Detail in Contemporary Concrete Architecture provides
analysis of both the technical and the aesthetic
importance of details in modern concrete architecture.
Featuring the work of renowned architects from
around the world, this book presents 49 of the most
recently completed and infl uential concrete designs
for both residential and commercial architecture.
Each project is presented with color photographs,
site plans, and sections and elevations, as well
as numerous construction details. There is also
descriptive text, detailed captions, and in-depth
information for each project. A bonus CD-ROM
contains all the drawings as printed in the book,
in both EPS and DWG (generic CAD) formats.

• Invaluable book for both students and professionals

• Unprecedented, detailed examination of the best
of recent concrete architecture

• All drawings are styled in the same consistent way
and are presented at standard architectural scales
for easy comparison

• Includes free CD with all drawings

More Details

Size: 9 3 ⁄4 × 11 1 ⁄2 in in;
Pages: 224 pp, 700 illustrations, 200 in color pp;
Format: Hardcover
Publication: October 2012
ISBN: 9781780670096
ISBN10: 1780670095
David Phillips graduated with an MA in fine art from the Royal College of Art and later studied architecture at London South Bank University. He has worked for a number of leading architecture and design companies in the UK. Currently he is a senior lecturer in design at the University of the Arts London.

Megumi Yamashita is a journalist writing about architecture and design for various publishers in both the UK and Japan.