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Filigree Architecture : metal and glass construction

Werner Blaser

ISBN 10: 3859770659 / ISBN 13: 9783859770652
Published by Wepf; Basel, 1980
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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VG 9x9 softcvr. Flaps. BW photobook on architecture. tri-lingual EGLISH/FRENCH/GERMAN. Metal Architecture with emphasis on early modern cast iron from Labrouste Duiker. Chicago school. With section on newer architecture to SOM. biblio. 216p. Bookseller Inventory # 0215

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Title: Filigree Architecture : metal and glass ...

Publisher: Wepf; Basel

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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Blaser's well-illustrated book on metal and glass construction is perceptive and immensely satisfying.

216 pp with French flaps; 106 b&w photos and 89 other illustrations with many plans and elevations. In German, English, French.

"A fascinating account of sensitively-designed cast iron architecture, of hall structures of the Machine Age and of the development of skin-and-skeleton architecture...." It explores the European traditions and the Chicago School of architecture.

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Text: German

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