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Technics And Architecture: The Development Of Materials And Systems For Buildings

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In this illustrated history Cecil Elliott focuses on a neglected aspect of architecture, the technics of building form. Concentrating on developments in Europe and North America from the Industrial Revolution to the 1990s he surveys the ways in which new materials, methods, and systems were discovered and tested, and the ways in which they succeeded or failed.
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Published July 1st 1992 by MIT Press (MA)
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