Structure and Architecture [2ed.]0750647930, 9780750647939, 9780080518060
Description:'Structure and Architecture' is an essential textbook for students a...
Description:’Structure and Architecture’ is an essential textbook for students and practitioners of architecture and structural engineering. MacDonald explains the basic principles of structure and describes the ranges of structure types in current use. Furthermore, the book links these topics directly with the activity of architectural design and criticism. An update of the first edition, ‘Structure and Architecture 2ed’ includes a revised opening chapter, and a new section that discusses prominent buildings constructed since the last edition was published in 1994.