Building Skins and Details by Arthur Gao

By Arthur Gao

Modern structure offers itself with a number of aesthetical criteria. in addition to the rational functionality of architectural layout, architects now pay extra cognizance to continuity from the interior to the skin of structure. As a brand new method of expression, it's a new crisis within the box of latest architectural layout. This e-book has gathered a couple of masterpieces that replicate the craze of contemporary architectural floor layout. it's been divided into six chapters in line with development fabrics. right here, every one undertaking is gifted with pictures and info of the nodes, that objectively exhibit the guidelines and ideas of the architects.

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Suspended ceiling 7. 50millimetres setdown at RC slab edge 8. RC slab edge 9. Hardi round columns filled with concrete 10. Aluminum framed window 11. RC Slab thickening beyond 12. Suspended ceiling carpet 13. RC slab thickening beyond 4 5 6 1 7 2 8 3 4 9 5 6 10 7 8 9 11 10 11 12 12 12 13 14 13 1. Capping piece 2. Klip-lok roofing 3. Flashing 4. FC sheet 5. Hardwood support 6. Screw fix capping and folded 7. Sheeting to backing strip over continuous bead of sealant 8. Signage panel 9. Exposed horizonta Joint 10mm NOM 10.

HSS profile frame 8. 99 mm plaster board ceiling ready to receive paint 9. "mirror color flex" 6mm glass 10. 9mm thick plaster board finished to receive paint according to approved sample 11. 1 kilograms 12. Tubular profile 13. Polished concrete firm f'c=200kg/cm2 reinforced with 6x6-10/10 electric welded mesh finished with epoxy paint 14. Interface flor&superflor carpet color indian spice 15. Galvadeck25 caliber 22 steel slab 16. 4kilograms WI steel beam 17. 1/8” diameter wire spaced each 50cm 18.

If the arch is nothing else than a fragment of a cupola, in the same vein, the cupola is an amplified arch when it rotates around its own axis, the cupola meets the reference criteria of the arch without turning it into a cliché. While the exterior is opaque, metallic and impenetrable in appearance, the interior of these boxes painted in different colours, have an almost theatrical quality to them: it appears as if the researchers wearing their white robes were floating in a continuous flow of blues, yellows or greens which are interrupted by the continuous space of different colours sometimes, when one of the metal panels that covers the boxes reveals itself and opens like a window, which can be seen from the outside.

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