The Architectural Detail

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Chronicle Books, Oct 19, 2011 - Architecture - 328 pages
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The Architectural Detail is author Edward R. Ford's life's work, and this may be his most important book to date. Ford walks the reader through five widely accepted (and wildly different) definitions of detail, in an attemptto find, once and for all, the quintessential definition of detail in architecture.
 

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Contents

Preface
9
What Is a Detail?
17
There Are No Details
49
The Details as Motif
93
The Detail as a Representation of Construction
129
The Detail as Joint
177
The Autonomous Detail
233
What Is Detailing?
287
Selected Bibliography
314
Drawing Sources
316
Index
322
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Edward R. Ford is the author of numerous books on architecture. He is a practicing architect in Charlottesville, Virginia, and associate professor at the University of Virginia School of Architecture.

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