Material Strategies: Innovative Applications in Architecture (Architecture Briefs)
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press 2011 Author: Blaine Brownell ISBN: 9781568989860 Format: Softcover, 160pp, 215x180mm
Blaine Brownell's best-selling Transmaterial series has introduced designers to hundreds of emergent materials that have the potential to transform our built environment.
In our new Architecture Brief, Material Strategies, Brownell shows architects how creative applications of these materials achieve such transformations.
Chapters based on fundamental material categories examine historical precedents, current opportunities, and future environmental challenges. Case studies featuring detailed illustrations showcase pioneering buildings from today's most forward-thinking architectural firms.