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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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When designing, architects are responding to and creating a relationship between identity, culture and architectural style. This book discusses whether the extent of the use of glass facades has  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Elkadi, Hisham.
Cultures of glass architecture.
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2006
(DLC) 2006003905
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hisham Elkadi
ISBN: 9780754680079 075468007X
OCLC Number: 290512199
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 103 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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