The Architectural Detail
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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