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The Resource Masters of the Structural Aesthetic

Masters of the Structural Aesthetic

Label
Masters of the Structural Aesthetic
Title
Masters of the Structural Aesthetic
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book highlights aesthetics as pertaining to the structural component in architectural design. This less explored aspect of architecture is discussed and explains the enduring qualities of ten specific buildings from architectural history to present day due to their structural aesthetics. Based on comprehensive research, a critical analysis is presented of the constraints and other influences on architectural and structural design, such as culture, patronage, geometry, available resources and technologies
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Thomas, Derek
Dewey number
620
Index
index present
LC call number
TA1-2040
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Architecture
Label
Masters of the Structural Aesthetic
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Keywords; References; Acknowledgements; Contents; Chapter 1: Introduction; References; Online; Chapter 2: Elemental Determinants; 2.1 Aesthetic Appreciation and Symbolism; 2.2 Context and Sense of Place; 2.3 Patronage and Ethics; 2.3.1 Historical Eras; 2.3.2 Modern Era; 2.4 Religion and Secular Practices; 2.4.1 Greek and Roman; 2.4.2 Gothic; 2.4.3 Renaissance; 2.4.4 Modern Era; 2.4.5 The Avant-garde; 2.5 Materials, Methods and Resources; 2.6 Nature, Biomimicry and Biomimetics; 2.7 Fractal Geometry; 2.8 Thematic Transformation; 2.9 Parametricism; 2.10 Future Paradigms
  • 2.10.1 Artificial Intelligence2.10.2 New Materials; 2.10.3 Computer Aids; 2.10.4 Cyberspace and Architecture; References; References 2.1; Online; References 2.2; References 2.3; Online; References 2.4; Online; References 2.5; Online; References 2.6; Online; References 2.7; References 2.8; Online; References 2.9; References 2.10; Online; Chapter 3: The Masters and Their Structures; 3.1 Roman Builders (2 BCE-4 CE): The Pantheon, Rome; 3.2 Gothic Masons (1300-1500): Chartres Cathedral, France; 3.3 Filippo Brunelleschi (1377-1446): Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence, Italy
  • 3.4 Antoni Gaudi (1852-1926): La Sagrada Famila, Barcelona, Spain3.5 Le Corbusier (1887-1965): Chapel of Notre Dame du Haut, Ronchamp, France; 3.6 Pier Luigi Nervi (1891-1979): Exhibition Hall B, Turin, Italy; 3.7 Oscar Niemeyer (1907-2012): National Congress Centre, Brasilia, Argentine; 3.8 Jörn Utzon (1918-2008): Sydney Opera House, Australia; 3.9 Frei Otto (1925-2015): Munich Olympic Stadium 1972; 3.10 Zaha Hadid (1950-2016): Heydar Aliyev Centre, Baku, Azerbaiyan; References; References 3.1; Online; References 3.2; Online; References 3.3; Online; References 3.4; Online; References 3.5
  • OnlineReferences 3.6; Online; References 3.7; Online; References 3.8; Online; References 3.9; Online; References 3.10; Online; Chapter 4: Comparative Structural Methods; 4.1 Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence (Il Duomo) Filippo Brunelleschi; 4.2 La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona: Antoni Gaudi; 4.3 Palazzetto della Sport, Rome: Pier Luigi Nervi; 4.3.1 Turin Exhibition Hall C; 4.3.2 Palace of Sport, Rome; 4.3.3 Stadium Flaminio, Rome; References; References 4.1; Online; References 4.2; References 4.3; Afterword; References; Notes: On Ferro-cement: Its Characteristics and Potentialities; Index
Control code
SPR1004196025
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (141 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789811054440
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • on1004196025
  • (OCoLC)1004196025
Label
Masters of the Structural Aesthetic
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Keywords; References; Acknowledgements; Contents; Chapter 1: Introduction; References; Online; Chapter 2: Elemental Determinants; 2.1 Aesthetic Appreciation and Symbolism; 2.2 Context and Sense of Place; 2.3 Patronage and Ethics; 2.3.1 Historical Eras; 2.3.2 Modern Era; 2.4 Religion and Secular Practices; 2.4.1 Greek and Roman; 2.4.2 Gothic; 2.4.3 Renaissance; 2.4.4 Modern Era; 2.4.5 The Avant-garde; 2.5 Materials, Methods and Resources; 2.6 Nature, Biomimicry and Biomimetics; 2.7 Fractal Geometry; 2.8 Thematic Transformation; 2.9 Parametricism; 2.10 Future Paradigms
  • 2.10.1 Artificial Intelligence2.10.2 New Materials; 2.10.3 Computer Aids; 2.10.4 Cyberspace and Architecture; References; References 2.1; Online; References 2.2; References 2.3; Online; References 2.4; Online; References 2.5; Online; References 2.6; Online; References 2.7; References 2.8; Online; References 2.9; References 2.10; Online; Chapter 3: The Masters and Their Structures; 3.1 Roman Builders (2 BCE-4 CE): The Pantheon, Rome; 3.2 Gothic Masons (1300-1500): Chartres Cathedral, France; 3.3 Filippo Brunelleschi (1377-1446): Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence, Italy
  • 3.4 Antoni Gaudi (1852-1926): La Sagrada Famila, Barcelona, Spain3.5 Le Corbusier (1887-1965): Chapel of Notre Dame du Haut, Ronchamp, France; 3.6 Pier Luigi Nervi (1891-1979): Exhibition Hall B, Turin, Italy; 3.7 Oscar Niemeyer (1907-2012): National Congress Centre, Brasilia, Argentine; 3.8 Jörn Utzon (1918-2008): Sydney Opera House, Australia; 3.9 Frei Otto (1925-2015): Munich Olympic Stadium 1972; 3.10 Zaha Hadid (1950-2016): Heydar Aliyev Centre, Baku, Azerbaiyan; References; References 3.1; Online; References 3.2; Online; References 3.3; Online; References 3.4; Online; References 3.5
  • OnlineReferences 3.6; Online; References 3.7; Online; References 3.8; Online; References 3.9; Online; References 3.10; Online; Chapter 4: Comparative Structural Methods; 4.1 Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence (Il Duomo) Filippo Brunelleschi; 4.2 La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona: Antoni Gaudi; 4.3 Palazzetto della Sport, Rome: Pier Luigi Nervi; 4.3.1 Turin Exhibition Hall C; 4.3.2 Palace of Sport, Rome; 4.3.3 Stadium Flaminio, Rome; References; References 4.1; Online; References 4.2; References 4.3; Afterword; References; Notes: On Ferro-cement: Its Characteristics and Potentialities; Index
Control code
SPR1004196025
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (141 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789811054440
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • on1004196025
  • (OCoLC)1004196025

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