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Smart Materials and Technologies : For the architecture and design professions (Reprint) (Hardcover) (D.

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Today, architects and designers are beginning to look toward developments in new
"smart" or "intelligent" materials and technologies for solutions to long-standing problems
in building design. However, these new materials have so far been applied in a diverse
but largely idiosyncratic nature, because relatively few architects have access to
information about the types or properties of these new materials or technologies.
Two of the leading experts in this field - Addington and Schodek - have solved this
problem by incorporating all the relevant information of all the latest technologies
available to architects and designers in this one volume. They present materials by
describing their fundamental characteristics, and go on to identify and suggest how
these same characteristics can be exploited by professionals to achieve their design
goals. Here, the wealth of technical understanding already available in the materials
science and engineering literature is at last made accessible to a design audience.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 241
Genre: Architecture
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: D. Michelle Addington & Daniel L. Schodek
Language: English
Street Date: April 11, 2016
TCIN: 52239719
UPC: 9781138143357
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-2172
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