New Stone Architecture

New Stone Architecture

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A discussion of stone construction and the nature of stone as a material. Aimed at practising architects and students, this study describes the new technologies that make the new stone forms possible. This is followed by 33 case studies from around the world.Hopkins. Queena#39;s. Building, . Emmanuel. College, . Cambridge, . UK, . 1995. Top: Exterior looking towards the Old Library. Above: Site ... Sir Michael Hopkins and Partnersa#39; free-standing auditorium building has won widespread acclaim for its innovative use of stone. ... These shaped blocks also take the thrust from the Ketton stone flat arches over window openings, each of which has five tapered voussoirsanbsp;...

Title:New Stone Architecture
Author:David Dernie
Publisher:Laurence King Publishing - 2003


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