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Author Emmitt, Stephen.

Title Principles of architectural detailing / Stephen Emmitt, John Olie, Peter Schmid
Published Oxford, UK ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2004
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Description 1 online resource (x, 252 pages) : illustrations
Contents Fundamental issues. Detailing : the creative link ; The philosophy of detailing ; Developing details ; The basic model of architectural detailing -- Guidelines. Materials and energy ; Building components and structure ; Morphological factors ; Process of production ; Goals and performance ; Indoor climate ; Ecological factors ; Human factors ; The knot -- Developing architectural details. Developing details and joints ; The language of detail ; The nine-plus-one step procedure ; Managing the detailing phase ; Collaborative working
Summary Why are buildings detailed the way they are?. Why do architects and engineers seem to come to the same kind of solutions to their detailing problems?. Are we satisfied with such a situation?. With environmental concerns so high on designers' agendas, the answer to this third question has to be 'no'. Collectively architects, engineers and specifiers need to revisit how they detail the built environment, and address the most important and potentially difficult area of the joint between materials and components. In Principles of Architectural Detailing the authors question the way in which buildi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-242) and index
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Subject Architecture -- Details.
Architecture -- Environmental aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Olie, John.
Schmid, Peter, 1935-
ISBN 128074779X
1405173165 (electronic bk.)
9781405173162 (electronic bk.)