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New architecture and technology / Gyula Sebestyen ; associate editor, Chris Pollington.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublication details: Oxford : Architectural Press, 2003.Description: 168 p., [11] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 0750651644 (alk. paper)
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 720.105 S.G. N 2003 21
Contents:
1. Trends in architecture --
2. The impact of technological change on building materials --
3. The impact of technological change on buildings and structures --
5. The impact of invisible technologies on design --
6. The interrelationship of architecture, economy, environment and sustainability --
7. Architectural aesthetics --
8. The price of progress: defects, damages and failures --
9. Conclusion.
Review: "The book explains how buildings and cities have evolved to meet the needs of people who use the latest technology. Not only do architects plan and design using newly-developed computer software, but their structures are built with modern construction techniques and continually-improving materials." "Covering the full range of technologies from material science to telecommunications, this book explains the face of the contemporary city and points the way to future developments in architectural design."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

1. Trends in architecture --

2. The impact of technological change on building materials --

3. The impact of technological change on buildings and structures --

5. The impact of invisible technologies on design --

6. The interrelationship of architecture, economy, environment and sustainability --

7. Architectural aesthetics --

8. The price of progress: defects, damages and failures --

9. Conclusion.

"The book explains how buildings and cities have evolved to meet the needs of people who use the latest technology. Not only do architects plan and design using newly-developed computer software, but their structures are built with modern construction techniques and continually-improving materials." "Covering the full range of technologies from material science to telecommunications, this book explains the face of the contemporary city and points the way to future developments in architectural design."--BOOK JACKET.

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