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Encyclopedia of Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture

Encyclopedia of Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture

Laurence King Publishing

By Virginia McLeod


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This is a comprehensive sourcebook, containing newly commissioned scale drawings of every type of architectural detailtaken from 100 of the best contemporary houses. Over 700 detailed drawings of walls, floors, ceilings, doors, windows, and staircases feature keys explaining construction techniques and materials used. Each drawing is cross referenced to other details from the same building.

This is an invaluable reference for all architects, showing the best examples of residential detailing from around the world. A bonus DVD includes all of the drawings featured in the book.

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Size: 9-3/4 x 11-1/2 in;
Pages: 352 pp;
1,000 illustrations, 200 in color, included DVD
Format: Hardcover
Publication: August 2010
ISBN: 9781856696920
ISBN10: 1856696928
Virginia McLeod has worked for a number of private practices in London and was also the editor of The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture. She currently works as a freelance writer and editor, specializing in contemporary architecture.