Surface Consciousness

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 23, 2011 - Architecture - 128 pages
"Surface" is the current buzz-word in contemporary architecture and is the main focus of some of today's most cutting-edge and exciting architectural projects. This new issue of Architectural Design intends to bring its readers to a new surface consciousness.

This new edition of the cutting-edge Architectural Design brings together a number of emergent works that reflect the idea that surface is more than just a crust or merely a structure onto which architectural work is built.

It expresses the notion that surface is becoming increasingly important as it poses new ways of seeing the world, physically and theoretically.

  • Provides coverage of cutting edge architecture and theoretical articles
  • Incorporating some of the most recent digital and technical advances this is AD keeping its finger on the pulse of progress
  • Includes some of the world leading theoreticians and architects currently involved in this field
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 Field Techniques
7
3 Sedimentary Rock Types
29
4 Sedimentary Rock Texture
67
5 Sedimentary Structures and Geometry of Sedimentary Deposits
83
6 Fossils in the Field
163
7 Palaeocurrent Analysis
179
8 What Next? Facies Analysis Cycles and Sequences
191
References and Further Reading
225
Index
229
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