Based on a 2009 symposium at the Delft University of Technology, the fifteen essays in 'Architecture as a Craft' present architecture as a self-contained craft discipline. Social demands upon architects are increasing, for instance that of sustainability, with strict requirements imposed before designs are even considered. The book's contributors argue that the structure and integrity of designs their craft must underlie projects before external influences play a role. The architect's craft is approached from three perspectives: the outlook and position of the architect, the composition of designs, and the choice of building materials, emphasising how architects can communicate and justify their craft-based choices.
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Book Description Sun, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P119461051034