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The Articulate Surface

Ornament and Technology in Contemporary Architecture

by Ben Pell; Andreas Hild(contrib.) ; Sam Jacob(contrib.) ; Alejandro Zaera-Polo(contrib.)
The Articulate Surface by Ben Pell
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Ornament is currently acquiring a renewed status through the articulation of the architectural surface, offering a means to explore the interactions between function and decoration, volume and surface, structure and envelope. This book gives a systematic account of the technologies employed in the production of ornament and the strategies of its application today, examining a range of international built examples.

Birkhäuser; January 2010
200 pages; ISBN 9783034612166
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Title: The Articulate Surface
Author: Ben Pell; Andreas Hild; Sam Jacob; Alejandro Zaera-Polo