"Stone Architecture" by Alfonso Acocella, the English version of the successful Italian work, "L'Architettura di Pietra", is aimed at the international market and will be distributed in North America by Rizzoli International Publications and in other countries by Thames & Hudson Ltd.
This edition has a redesigned binding and dust jacket, but retains the graphic design and contents of the original. Its in-depth coverage, technical drawings and illustrations, together with the analytical and explanatory text, reveal the enormous possibilities of stone. The whole family of commercial stone products, such as marble, granite, and travertine, is presented, emphasizing the diversity of stone’s cultural value in terms of construction, expression, shades of colour, environmental impact, and durability.
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more than 1800 illustration in colour and 800 black and white drawings
dimensions 24 x 34 cm
glossy hardback with dust jacket