The Building Envelope - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780408500302, 9781483144580

The Building Envelope

1st Edition

Applications of New Technology Cladding

Authors: Alan J Brookes Chris Grech
eBook ISBN: 9781483144580
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 21st March 1990
Page Count: 144
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The Building Envelope: Applications of New Technology Cladding provides an introduction to the state of the art in cladding systems. The goal is to show a precedent, and thus imbue confidence in architects so that they can approach a manufacturer with a reasonable working knowledge of what is feasible. This book contains 33 case studies of buildings which incorporate newer forms of construction technology. The buildings discussed include the Bandstand at Haarlem, Holland; Benthem and Crouwel's House at Almere, a town near Amsterdam, Holland; the Burrell Gallery in Glasgow, Scotland; Clarke Ascot House, Brisbane, Australia; the Conservatory at Kew, southwest London; and the Johnson and Johnson World Headquarters, New Brunswick, New Jersey. This book is intended to give at least some inspiration to designers wishing to improve their technical understanding of the newer building processes with which they are now involved and have the information available if they care to seek it.

Table of Contents




1 The Bandstand at Haarlem

2 Benthem and Crouwel's House at Almere

3 The Burrell Gallery, Glasgow

4 Boyatt Wood Hostel for the Disabled

5 Clarke Ascot House, Brisbane

6 Conservatory at Kew

7 Cribbs Causeway Warehouses, Bristol

8 The Customs House, Hazeldonk

9 Darling Harbour Exhibition Center

10 The Devonshire Building, Boston, Mass.

11 1 Finsbury Avenue, London (Phase 1)

12 IBM Traveling Technology Exhibition

13 Johnson and Johnson World Headquarters, New Brunswick, New Jersey

14 Lloyds of London: Atrium

15 Locomotive Shed, Preston Dock

16 The Menil Museum, Houston, Texas

17 Museum at Kempsey, New South Wales

18 Oculenti Contact Lens Factory, Holland

19 Operations Center for Philip Morris (USA)

20 Parc de la Villette, Paris

21 Parsons House, London

22 Patscenter, Princeton, New Jersey

23 The Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton, New Jersey

24 Sainsbury's Supermarket at Canterbury

25 Schlumberger Cambridge Research Center

26 Sorting Office, Hemel Hempstead

27 Stansted Airport Terminal Building, Essex

28 Swindon Leisure Center

29 The Trading Building, Haarlem

30 'Yacht House' System, Woodgreen

31 Victoria Plaza Canopy, London

32 Hongkong and Shanghai Bank, Hong Kong

33 New Studios and Galleries, Liverpool



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Alan J Brookes

Chris Grech

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