Concrete: A Studio Design Guide, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Concrete

A Studio Design Guide, 1st Edition

By Michael Stacey

RIBA Publishing

216 pages

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Paperback: 9781859463345
pub: 2010-11-10
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This is an informative, inspirational, and highly illustrated introduction to the design potential of concrete and its vital role in contemporary architecture. It mixes key issues such as design, aesthetics, and sustainability, with useful technical content such as how to set out the design of a concrete structure, guides to the basic principles (column sizes, slab thicknesses and types) and how to achieve many different concrete finishes. Accessibly written: this book will appeal to both students and junior practicing architects, and function as a handy guide for more senior architects too.

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ARCHITECTURE / General