Contemporary curtain wall architecture

Índice: Introduction. Pt. I. A history of the curtain wall as concept and construct. The Chicago frame and the dilemma of the wall. Visions of a transparent future. The mid-twentieth-century curtain wall. New directions and new priorities. Pt. II. Performance and technique. Curtain wall system desig...

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Main Author: Murray, Scott.
Format: Book
Language: English
Publication: New York : Princeton Architectural, cop. 2009.
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Summary: Índice: Introduction. Pt. I. A history of the curtain wall as concept and construct. The Chicago frame and the dilemma of the wall. Visions of a transparent future. The mid-twentieth-century curtain wall. New directions and new priorities. Pt. II. Performance and technique. Curtain wall system design. Building envelope as selective filter. Pt. III. Case studies. Introduction. The new 42nd Street studios: Platt Byard Dovell White. Melvin J. and Claire Levine Hall: KieranTimberlake Associates. One Omotesando: Kengo Kuma and Associates. William J. Clinton Presidential Center: Polshek Partnership Architects. Green-Wood Mausoleum: Platt Byard Dovell White. LVMH Osaka: Kengo Kuma and Associates. Seattle Public Library: Office for Metropolitan Architecture and LMN Architects. Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research: architectsAlliance and Behnisch Architekten.
Torre Agbar: Ateliers Jean Nouvel. Torre Cube: Estudio Carme Pinós. Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision: Neutelings Riedijk Architects. Skirkanich Hall: Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects. Trutec Building: Barkow Leibinger Architekten. Biomedical Science Research Building: Polshek Partnership Architects . ATLAS Building: Rafael Viñoly Architects. Blue Tower: Bernard Tschumi Architects. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Steven Holl Architects. The New York Times Building: Renzo Piano Building Workshop and FXFOWLE Architects. Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies: Krueck + Sexton Architects. United States Federal Building: Morphosis. Yale Sculpture Building: KieranTimberlake Associates. The Cathedral of Christ the Light: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. 100 Eleventh Avenue: Ateliers Jean Nouvel. 166 Perry Street: Asymptot.
ISBN: 9781568987972
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