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Author Emmitt, Stephen.

Title Principles of architectural detailing : a book / by Stephen Emmitt, John Olie, Peter Schmid
Edition First edition
Published Ames, Iowa : Blackwell Pub., 2004


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Description x, 252 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Pt. A. Fundamental issues -- 1. Detailing : the creative link -- 2. The philosophy of detailing -- 3. Developing details -- 4. The basic model of architectural detailing -- Pt. B. Guidelines -- 1. Materials and energy -- 2. Building components and structure -- 3. Morphological factors -- 4. Process of production -- 5. Goals and performance -- 6. Indoor climate -- 7. Ecological factors -- 8. Human factors -- 9. The knot -- Pt. C. Developing architectural details -- 1. Developing details and joints -- 2. The language of detail -- 3. The nine-plus-one step procedure -- 4. Managing the detailing phase -- 5. Collaborative working
Summary "In Principles of Architectural Detailing the authors question the way in which buildings are detailed and, in particular, challenge familiar joint solutions. They offer practical guidance and a number of tools to help the student of architectural detailing in the decision-making process. The emphasis throughout is on using knowledge of construction in a creative and productive way to contribute towards a built environment that enhances our well-being and which is also sustainable."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Architecture -- Environmental aspects.
Architecture -- Details.
Author Olie, John.
Schmid, Peter, 1935-
LC no. 2003022525
ISBN 1405107545 Paperback alkaline paper
Other Titles Architectural detailing