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Material Precedent,9780470477298

Material Precedent

Edition: 1st
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 3/22/2010
Publisher(s): Wiley


This analytical catalog of architectural precedent is the first to focus on materiality. By diagramming significant architectural projects through their material expression, Material Precedent guides the reader through material application in new designs.By cataloging and comparing the conventional concepts behind modern building science -- structure, form, effect, detail, sustainability, and performance -- one can dissect the architecture of the buildings and master material use.Using two colors throughout with crisp, clear line drawings, anyone interested in 20th-Century architecture will be captivated by the graphic presentation.

Author Biography

Gail Peter Borden is Assistant Professor at the University of Southern California (USC) School of Architecture. As principal in the award-winning architecture firm Borden Partnership, his design work has won national and international recognition. He has received numerous awards and recognition for design work, paintings, exhibitions, writings, and teaching, including the Architectural League of New York Young Architects Prize; an artist-in-residency at the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas; a Graham Foundation Grant; three ACSA Faculty design Awards; the Borchard Fellowship; and an ACSA/AIAS New Faculty Teaching Award as one of the top emerging architecture faculty members.

Table of Contents

Layout Description
Detailed Precedents
Comparative Applications
Wood Projects
Gamble House - Greene And Greene
Middleton Inn - Clark And Menefee
Chapel Of St. Benedict - Peter Zumthor
Goetz Collection Musuem - Herzog And Demeuron
Gucklhupf - Hans Peter Worndl
Marika-Alderton House - Glenn Murcutt
Elektra House - David Adjaye
New England House - Office Da
Mansonry Projects
Ennis-Brown House - Frank Lloyd Wright
Barcelona Pavilion - Mies Van Der Rohe
Casa Barragan - Luis Barragan
Exeter Library - Louis Kahn
House At Riva San Vitale - Mario Botta
Thermal Baths - Peter Zumthor
Murcia Town Hall - Rafael Moneo
Dominus Winery - Herzog And De Meuron
Concrete Projects
Lovell Beach House - R.M. Schindler
Unite D'Habitation - Le Corbusier
Convent De La Tourette - Le Corbusier
Carpenter Center - Le Corbusier
Salk Institute Of Biological Sciences - Louis Kahn
Kimbell Art Museum - Louis Kahn
Church On The Water - Tadao Ando
Rosenthal Center For Contemporary Art - Zaha Hadid
Metal Projects
Wichita House - Buckminster Fuller
Eames House - Charles And Ray Eames
The Atheneum - Richard Meier
Magney House - Glenn Murcutt
Niaux Cave - Massimiliano Fuksas
Jewish Museum - Daniel Libeskind
De Young Museum - Herzog And Demeuron
Cal-Trans - Morphosis
Glass Porjects
Maison De Verre - Pierre Chareau
Farnsworth House - Mies Van Der Rohe
French National Library - Dominique Perrault
Foundation Cartier - Jean Nouvel
Kunsthaus Bregenz - Peter Zumthor
House At Moledo - Eduardo Souto De Moura
De Blas House - Alberto Campo Baeza
Sendai Mediatheque - Toyo Ito
Plastic Projects
Monsanto House Of The Future - Goody And Hamilton
Colmenarejo Municipal Hall - Abalos And Herreros
House In Imazato - Katsuyasu Kishigami
Millenium Dome - Richard Rogers
Eden Project - Nicholas Grimshaw
Kunsthaus Graz - Cook And Fournier
Chameleon House - Anderson And Anderson
Water Cube - Ptw Architects
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