By David Phillips, Megumi Yamashita
Detail in modern Concrete Architecture presents research of either the technical and the cultured significance of information in sleek concrete structure. that includes the paintings of popular architects from all over the world, this e-book provides forty nine of the main lately accomplished and influential concrete designs for either residential and advertisement structure. each one venture is gifted with colour pictures, web site plans, and sections and elevations, in addition to a variety of building information.
There can be descriptive textual content, exact captions, and in-depth info for every venture.
Not Included: an advantage CD-ROM comprises the entire drawings as revealed within the ebook, in either EPS and DWG (generic CAD) codecs.
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