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Author: Oscar Riera Ojeda; Paul Warchol
Publisher: Gloucester, Mass. : Rockport ; London : Hi Marketing, ©2003.
Series: Architecture in detail.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Materials, the first of two volumes in the series Architecture in Detail, examines a wide spectrum of architectural palettes, from traditional products used innovatively to the testing of newer substances, from elegant applications of inelegant materials to experimentation with unconventional construction practices. Each photograph demonstrates the capacity of details to be mesmerizing expressions of quality and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Riera Ojeda; Paul Warchol
ISBN: 1564969304 9781564969309
OCLC Number: 50526473
Description: 190 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Wood --
Concrete --
Stone --
Metal --
Plaster --
Fabric --
Synthetics --
Glass.
Series Title: Architecture in detail.
Responsibility: edited by Oscar Riera Ojeda ; introduction and captions by Mark Pasnik ; chapter headings by James McCown ; photography by Paul Warchol.

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"Materials, the first of two volumes in the series Architecture in Detail, examines a wide spectrum of architectural palettes, from traditional products used innovatively to the testing of newer substances, from elegant applications of inelegant materials to experimentation with unconventional construction practices. Each photograph demonstrates the capacity of details to be mesmerizing expressions of quality and craft through techniques of pattern, texture, color, and surface. Together, all of these characteristics ingeniously contribute to the vitality of the architecture surrounding them. Book jacket."--Jacket.

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