Increasingly, architects are hired to design new work for existing structures. Whether for reasons of preservation, sustainability, or cost-effectiveness, the movement to reuse buildings presents a variety of design challenges and opportunities. Old Buildings, New Designs is an Architecture Brief devoted to working within a given architectural fabric from the technical issues that arise from aging construction to the controversy generated by the various project stakeholders to the unique aesthetic possibilities created through the juxtaposition of old and new.
Title: Old Buildings, New Designs: Architectural Transformations (Architecture Briefs)
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press: 2011-11-02
ISBN/UPC Number: 1616890355
ISBN/UPC Number 13: 9781616890353
Book Condition: new
Seller ID: 9781616890353