Download the Free Fishpond App!
Download on the App Store

Android App on Google play
Ceramic Material Systems: in Architecture and Interior Design

Already own it?

Sell Yours
Home » Books » Arts & Photography » Architecture & Design » Methods & Materials

Ceramic Material Systems

in Architecture and Interior Design

By Martin Bechthold, Anthony J. Kane, Nathan L. King

Elsewhere $155 $112   Save $43.00 (28%)
or 4 easy payments of $28 with What's this?
Free shipping Australia wide
Ships from Europe
New or Used: 2 copies from $139.59
Order now for Christmas delivery
Rating:
 
Register or sign-in to rate and get recommendations.
Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Other Information: 60 duotone ills.; 350 Halftones, color; 100 Line drawings, black and white; 10 Halftones, black and white; 20 Line drawings, color; 15 Tables, black and white
Published In: Switzerland, 15 May 2015
Far beyond its long-standing decorative and protective use, architectural ceramics has matured into a material system of great potential. Triggered by material research, design computation and digital fabrication methods, the innovations in ceramic technology are enabling expanded applications for ceramics as a multi-functional, performative material system.Ceramic material systems comprise the full ecosystem from material extraction and processing to the assembly of construction elements and their eventual reuse and recycling. This book establishes the state of the art of this quickly emerging field, with a particular interest in presenting the knowledge needed for developing project-specific solutions that often involve custom ceramic elements. The authors provide a rigorous background of the materials and associated technologies as well as inspiration from the very best contemporary buildings using ceramic systems, along with an overview of emerging ceramic technologies and research.The main section of the book is supplemented with a descriptive and critically commented listing of the most interesting and innovative ceramic products on the market today, ranging from interior tile products to complex active facade systems and roof products.

About the Author

M. Bechthold, Prof. Architectural Technology; A. Kane and N. King, Design Robotics Group, Harvard University GSD

EAN: 9783038218432
ISBN: 303821843X
Publisher: Birkhauser
Age Range: 15+ years
Tell a friend

Their Email:

Sell Yours

Already own this item?
Sell Yours and earn some cash. It's fast and free to list! (Learn More.)

Review this Product

BAD GOOD
 

Related Searches

 

Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners

You can earn a 5% commission by selling Ceramic Material Systems: in Architecture and Interior Design on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep!

 

Authors/Publishers

Are you the Author/Publisher? Improve sales by submitting additional information on this title.

 

This item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.