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Stone Work - Designing with Stone

Holzman, Malcolm

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ISBN 10: 1864700831 / ISBN 13: 9781864700831
Published by Images Publishing Dist Ac, 2006
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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210 pages, illustrated throughout with photos in full color. Light sun-fade to dust jacket spine, else a clean, tight copy. Record # 459721. Bookseller Inventory # 459721

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Title: Stone Work - Designing with Stone

Publisher: Images Publishing Dist Ac

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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Stone's richness of texture, colour, and finish cannot be found in other materials; it is senuous to the touch, striking to the eye, and pleasing to the soul. Malcolm Holzman's Stone Work demonstrates not only that the application of stone can still result in architecture unlike that created from other materials, but also that it can be of more interest today than it has been in the recent past. His objective is to raise public awareness about the material and to inlfuence architects to explore this natural building material. Stone is not a vanishing resource, rather the opposite is true. However, making architecture with this material often requires putting aside accepted strictures and finding a means to work with, and understand, its physical qualities. Stone Work features vignettes about observing antiquities as well as commonplace structures, and about manufacturing stone and making buildings. It focuses on the role stone can play in making exceptional architecture. The book features many of Ho

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Malcolm Holzman, FAIA, is one of the founding partners of Hardy, Holzman, Pfeiffer Associates.

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