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In Detail Small Structures free pdf Shelters, kiosks, snack bars, market stalls, bus stops, telephone booths, toilets, advertising columns, ticket booths, mobile tents or housing units, emergency shelters, tourist information booths-this list of small, autonomously functioning buildings could be expanded almost infinitely. Small buildings shape our daily lives- they are found at the nearest street corner- they are present and indispensable, but as architecture they attract our attention only rarely. Yet these small structures occupy a definite place in the infrastructure of the city. Rather than focusing on the large attractions of architecture, architects find many potential ways to ensure the quality of everyday design hidden in these small, sometimes charming necessities. This volume in the DETAIL series spans the arc between architecture and product design, since not infrequently small buildings are located precisely in the area of tension between these two professions, and their successful realization is evident in the details of their construction.

About Christian Schittich

Christian Schittich, born in 1956, the author studied architecture at the Technische Universitat Munchen (Technical University of Munich) and then worked in an architectural firm for seven years- active as a journalist, he has been on the staff of DETAIL: Zeitschrift fur Architektur und Baudetail since 1991, since 1992 as commissioning editor and since 1998 as editor in chief. He is the author or editor of numerous books and articles.

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Author : Christian Schittich
Publisher : Birkhauser Verlag AG
Data Published : 01 July 2010
ISBN : 3034602839
EAN : 9783034602839
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 176 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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