Civic Builders is the latest edition in the successful Builders Series, and
contains international coverage of government buildings and city halls.
Commencing with an introduction on the history of civic buildings, this volume
goes on to showcase 30 contemporary case studies by world renown architects,
including Foster and Partners, Richard Meir and Helmut Jahn. Each project is
fully illustrated by the incorporation of texts, plans and photos of civic buildings.
Civic Builders stands alone in its study of contemporary civic buildings and
provides vital information and inspiration for architects and engineers involved
in this building type.
The first book to focus entirely on contemporary civic buildings.
Features works by a wide selection of architects, from the world renowned
to the little known.
Each project is covered comprehensively with text, plans drawings and
Invaluable source of information and inspiration for architects and
engineers involved in the design of civic buildings
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