Constructing Architecture – material processes

Fifth REVISED edition 2022

Andrea Deplazes & Gerd H. Söffker

Birkhäuser, Basel, 2022


Organized into chapters on “Raw Materials/Building Materials (Modules),” “Building Components (Elements),” “Building Methods (Structures),” and “Buildings (Examples),” the book now includes a new section on translucent materials and an article on the use of glass. The chapter on “Building Elements” now includes a discussion of facades, and the chapter on “Structures” has been expanded to cover “Principles of Space Creation.” The examples section now includes extensive documentation of current projects whose systematic character is oriented around the production process.

Experience with the preceding edition has shown that the book has become an indispensable handbook for reference and reading not only for students and teachers but also for architects.

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ISBN: 9783035626667

612 pages,1785 illstrations 29,7 x 24,1 cm, Paperback, English