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Cultures of glass architecture

Author: Hisham Elkadi
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2006.
Series: Design and the built environment series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on a number of modern and heritage design projects from Europe, the USA, the Middle East and South East Asia, this book examines the role of 'glass architecture' in the economic and social  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Elkadi, Hisham.
Cultures of glass architecture.
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2006
(DLC) 2006003905
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hisham Elkadi
ISBN: 9780754680079 075468007X
OCLC Number: 290512199
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 103 p.) : ill.
Contents: Glassworks: the history of glass and its architectural identity --
Green glass: environmental perspectives on using glass in architecture --
Glazed spaces: constructing place identity --
Shattered glass: structures of power --
Seeing through glass: a technical review --
A glazed future: rethinking identity.
Series Title: Design and the built environment series.
Responsibility: Hisham Elkadi.
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'All over the world, glass is the most discussed and innovative facade material and element of the urban fabric. This book provides a unique overview of glass architecture in its historic, cultural, Read more...

 
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