Materials for Design, by Bell, Victoria Ballard
- ISBN: 9781568985589 | 1568985584
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 8/3/2006
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"Materials for Design provides the foundation for a strong design sensibility intertwined with material knowledge. Divided into five sections - glass, concrete, wood, metal, and plastic - Materials for Design makes a thorough study of each material's properties, history, permutations, and production techniques. Sixty case studies by today's most inventive architects from around the world - including Baumschlager + Eberle, Sean Godsell, Werner Sobek, and ARO - show these materials put to imaginative use, illustrating how their application informed each building's ultimate form and structure."--BOOK JACKET.