Glass canopies

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Academy Editions, Aug 11, 1997 - Architecture - 64 pages
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The history of the glass roof goes back to roughly the end of the eighteenth century, when a five-thousand-year-old material began to be used in architecturally unprecedented ways. The development was centred in an evolving new building type-the glass-framed horticultural conservatory. This, the third title in the series, deals with glass canopies, tracing the history of the use of glass in building and focusing on five specific case studies.

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Maritz Vandenberg was the founding Publisher of Architecture and Technology Press and has worked as Technical Editor on the Architects' Journal and as Editorial Director of Architectural Press Books. Among other publications he is a co-author of the Phaidon title Twentieth-Century Museums I: New National Gallery, and has written three design primers for architectural students and practitioners - Soft Canopies, Glass Canopies and Cable Nets.

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