Material Revolution 2

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New Sustainable and Multi-Purpose Materials for Design and Architecture

Following the huge success of Material Revolution, this second volume addresses the rapid development of material research and presents materials new to the market since 2010.

Hardback: 224 pages / English / 230 × 285 mm

6 in stock

Description

The sequel to our bestseller

Following the huge success of Material Revolution, this second volume addresses the rapid development of material research and presents materials new to the market since 2010.
The significance of sustainable and intelligent materials in design and architecture has increased enormously over the last two years. Numerous new products have been introduced to the market and designers’ thirst for knowledge about the sustainability of new material is as strong as ever, making a sequel to Material Revolution necessary. The new volume contains a similar system of classification but covers a completely different range of materials. There is a chapter dedicated solely to the criteria and factors of sustainable product design, as well as to innovative projects by designers and architects that work with new materials and technologies.

  • Current overview of sustainable materials available today
  • The focus on lightweight building materials addresses the importance of material efficiency
  • Brand new information on functional materials and intelligent surfaces

Booktype: Hardback
Published: 24 Feb 2014
Publisher: Birkhäuser
ISBN: 978-3-03821-002-3

Additional information

Weight 1080 g
Dimensions 28,5 × 22,7 × 2 cm
Publisher

Birkhäuser

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