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Manual: The Architecture of KieranTimberlake

Manual: The Architecture of KieranTimberlake

By Stephen Kieran,By James Timberlake,Introduction by Alberto Perez-Gomez

Manual is no typical architectural monograph. It is a guidebook to how the successful Philadelphia firm KieranTimberlake builds their buildings. Manual reveals the architect's "trade secrets," opening the firm's files of details to show us how things are made.Anyone who has every looked at a building or a staircase or a shelf and wondered "how did they do that?" will find the answer in Manual. By disclosing their design strategies-illustrating them with photographs and detailed working drawings from twenty-nine built projects ranging from houses to schools, KieranTimberlake provides in this unique book a level of understanding not otherwise possible.

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Size: 10.5 x 8.5 in;
Pages: 224 pp;
250 drawings, 200 color photographs, 100 black and white photographs
Format: Paperback
Publication: March 2002
ISBN: 9781568983134
ISBN10: 1568983131
Stephen Kieran and James Timberlake began their practice in Philadelphia in 1984. They both teach at the University of Pennsylvania.