Building the Future: Building Technology and Cultural History from the Industrial Revolution Until Today

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Spanning the last two centuries??????and offering cogent analyses of how we will build in the future??????this volume presents over one hundred case studies of built structures that illustrate the marriage of building technology and culture. Including color photographs, drawings, and architectural plans, this book profiles some of the world's most interesting public spaces, commercial buildings, stadiums, and transport stations to reveal how prevailing social mores helped determine these structures' materials, appearance, ...

Building the Future: Building Technology and Cultural History from the Industrial Revolution Until Today 2008, Prestel Publishing

ISBN-13: 9783791339269

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