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Tower and Office From Modernist Theory to Contemporary Practice

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ISBN-10: 0262011913

ISBN-13: 9780262011914

Edition: 2002

Authors: I�aki �balos, Juan Herreros, Megan McFarland, Stephanie Salomon

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This is a study of the complex relationship between technological development and the conceptual basis of architectural design, from World War II to the early 1990s.
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Book details

List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 11/7/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 8.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
High-Rise Construction and the Modern Movement
The Theoretical Contributions of Le Corbusier
Technological Evolution of Contemporary High-Rise Structures
Structural Development
Evolution of Glass Curtain Wall Construction
The Mechanically Regulated Environment and Its Structural Implications
Typological and Urban Evolution of the Contemporary High-Rise Building
The Evolution of Space Planning in the Workplace
Evolution of Topological Planning in the High-Rise Building: The Mixed-Use Skyscraper
Epilogue
Notes
Illustration Credits
Index of Names