The Future Envelope 3: Facades - The Making of

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IOS Press, 2010 - Architecture - 131 pages
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For The Making Of - the book title's association to film making - the director must have broad knowledge of the technical aspects of producing a film. If a designer/architect aims to reach beyond the basic standard and wants to have full control over the outcome of his work, he or she also needs to cover all the different aspects of The Making Of. This book shows cutting-edge examples of how facades are currently made. But it also reveals where possible innovative developments will emerge from and what the typical problems are in implementing them in the unique building market.

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About the author (2010)

Maarten Meijs is an architect and assistant professor at the TU Delft (Delft University of Technology). He is co-author of the textbook Cladding of Buildings and other publications.

Ulrich Knaack previously worked as an architect in DA1/4sseldorf and is now a professor of construction and design at the TU Delft (Delft University of Technology) and the Fachhochschule Detmold (University of Applied Sciences Detmold).

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