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1000 Architectural Details: A Selection of the World's Most Interesting Building Elements

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A study of detail in contemporary world architecture in photographs and drawings.

1000 Architectural Details is a reference catalog to buildings' structural features. In photography and drawings (floors, elevations, cross-sections, axonometrics and sketches), the authors discuss how function meets form to create outstanding architecture and design. The material has been s
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Hardcover, 295 pages
Published October 14th 2010 by Firefly Books (first published September 8th 2010)
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Pam
Oct 27, 2016 Pam rated it liked it
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This book almost universally addresses recent large urban commercial buildings of modern design. As a result, while it is interesting to look at and some of the details are incredible, the ideas are hard to translate into residential applications unless you are an architect for an incredibly rich client. This is just a "coffee table" book full of photographs of specific details like lighting, facades, structure, ironwork, etc. While they have been divided into chapters and each includes a brief ...more
Tara
Jul 17, 2014 Tara rated it it was amazing
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An absolutely beautiful book of architectural details. Has something for everyone. The only thing that would have been nice would be to have the place where the building/structure is/was located.
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