New Architecture and Technology

New Architecture and Technology

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Many books have covered the topics of architecture, materials and technology. 'New Architecture and Technology' is the first to explore the interrelation between these three subjects. It illustrates the impact of modern technology and materials on architecture. The book explores the technical progress of building showing how developments, both past and present, are influenced by design methods. It provides a survey of contemporary architecture, as affected by construction technology. It also explores aspects of building technology within the context of general industrial, social and economic developments. The reader will acquire a vocabulary covering the entire range of structure types and learn a new approach to understanding the development of design.The Swedish Electrolux company has brought on to the market the ScreenFridge refrigerator which, with its flat computer monitor affixed to its door, will serve as the control centre for household management including operating as the interface between appliances and services in the ... Other appliances, such as the vacuum cleaner, the microwave oven, the CD player, will be equipped with electronicsanbsp;...

Title:New Architecture and Technology
Author:Gyula Sebestyen, Christopher Pollington
Publisher:Routledge - 2007-06-07


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