Portable Architecture

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Elsevier Science, Nov 18, 2003 - Architecture - 288 pages
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Ideal for those who have been commissioned, or are in competition, who want to learn about the very latest developments and trends in the area. New introductions to each section focus the remit of the book and make it a complete and comprehensive guide to the topic.

* Learn about the current and future developments in the field from the authority on portable architecture
* Understand the technology behind a wide range high profile projects from the Liebeskind exhibition space in London to the NASA inflatable airlock
* Highly illustrated to give full coverage of all the technical aspects in detail

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ROBERT KRONENBURG is an architect and senior lecturer in the School of Architecture and Building Engineering at the University of Liverpool, UK. A Fulbright fellow, he has been a guest lecturer at universities across Europe and the USA. He has contributed to a range of programmes for BBC Radio, and has written for Architectural Design, The Architects' Journal, Building Design and Fabrics Architecture. His books include Houses in Motion (Wiley-Academy, 1995; 2nd Edition, 2002), FTL: Softness Movement and Light (Wiley-Academy, 1997) and Portable Architecture (Architectural Press, 2000), and he is editor of Transportable Environments (E & FN Spon/Routledge, 1998). In 1998 he was curator of the major exhibition 'Portable Architecture' held at the RIBA architecture centre, London, UK, and of the touring exhibition 'Spontaneous Construction'.

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