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The Structural Basis of Architecture

Author: Bjorn N Sandaker; Arne P Eggen; Mark R Cruvellier
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This is a book about structures that shows students how to ""see"" structures as integral to architecture, and how knowledge of structures is the basis for understanding both the mechanical and conceptual aspects inherent to the art of building. Analyzing the structural principles behind many of the best known works of architecture from past and present alike, this book places the subject within a contemporary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bjorn N Sandaker; Arne P Eggen; Mark R Cruvellier
ISBN: 9781135666804 1135666806
OCLC Number: 826855972
Description: 1 online resource (412 pages)
Contents: 1. Structuring Space 2. Statics 3. Loads in an Architectural Context 4. Materials 5. The Tension Rod 6. The Beam and the Slab 7. The Column and the Wall 8. The Truss and the Space Frame 9. The Frame and Lateral Stability 10. The Cable and the Membrane 11. The Arch and the Vault 12. The Dome and the Shell

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This is a book about structures that shows students how to ""see"" structures as integral to architecture, and how knowledge of structures is the basis for understanding both the mechanical and conceptual aspects inherent to the art of building. Analyzing the structural principles behind many of the best known works of architecture from past and present alike, this book places the subject within a contemporary context. The subject matter is approached in a qualitative and discursive manner, and is illustrated by many photographs of architectural projects and structural behavio.

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