On Span and Space: Exploring Structures in Architecture

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Routledge, 2008 - Architecture - 209 pages
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In this richly illustrated book with many practical examples, Bjorn Sandaker provides readers with a better understanding of the relationship between technology and architecture.

As an experienced teacher and writer, Sandaker offers a well-founded aesthetic theory to support the understanding and evaluation of a structure's form and design, examining concepts and viewpoints from both the professions of engineering and architecture.

Comprehensively covering structure and aesthetics, this book is ideal for students, professionals and academics in the areas of architecture and building.

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About the author (2008)

Bjørn Normann Sandaker is Professor of Architectural Technology at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design in Norway. For over twenty years he has specialized in the cross-over discipline of structural design in architecture, teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses in which structural mechanics are taught alongside studio work for architectural design.

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