Pure Plastic

New Materials for Today's Architecture

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Chris van Uffelen

Description

Plastic has moved from a supporting role to being a new star among construction materials. Of the over 50 different types of plastics in existence, each one has something different to offer. It is versatile, light-weight, flexible and moisture resistant; it can be colorful, clear or opaque and practically unbreakable. Plastics are easy to handle, durable and attractive at the same time – they are used for whole construction units as well as for selected decorative elements. The recent innovations in this field have inspired designers and architects to experiment with the wondrous properties of plastics. Pure Plastic is a richly illustrated volume that features about 60 some of the most impresssive projects presenting a creative use of plastic and synthetic composites in latest architecture from all over the world.

Additional information

Weight 1375 g
Dimensions 24 x 24 cm
Publisher name Braun Publishing AG
Publication date 1 April 2008
Number of pages 256
Format Hardback
Dimensions 24 x 24 cm
Weight 1375 g

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