Princeton Architectural Press Spring 2017 by Chronicle Books

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what material will spur the next revolution in building design transmaterial next a rc h i t ec ture march 2017 6.75 x 9 in 17 x 23 cm 316 pp 275 color paperback 978-1-61689-560-0 $40.00 £27.99 rig hts wo rld 54000 9 781616 895600 a catalog of materials that redefine our future edited by blaine brownell virtually every revolution in architecture has been preceded by a revolution in materials think iron glass steel concrete plastics or composites what is the next revolutionary material that will reshape the very nature of architecture a solid that’s lighter than air metal latticework so delicate it rests on a dandelion building insulation made from processed seaweed self-generating microbial glue that repairs cracks in concrete or transparent solar panels materials expert blaine brownell author of our bestselling transmaterial series reveals emerging trends and applications that are transforming the technological capacity environmental performance and design potential of architecture in transmaterial next this book is an essential compendium for thinking architects designers and other creative professionals passionate about materials and looking for their bleeding edge and practical implementation blaine brownell is an architect author and educator and one of the preeminent scholars of advanced materials for architecture and design 22 princeton architectural press spring 2017 pap_s17_trade_catalog_final_v2.indd 22 9/29/16 4:48 pm