Detail in Contemporary Concrete Architecture

By David Phillips and Megumi Yamashita

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 influential concrete designs for both residential and commercial architecture.

The projects are presented in clear and concise layouts and all of the drawings are styled consistently and presented at standard architectural scales to allow for easy comparison.  Each project is presented with colour 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 drawings from the book, in both EPS and DWG (generic CAD) formats.

London, 2012, 29cm x 25 cm, illustrated, 224 pp. Hardback.

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