The Renaissance of Pozzolana and Roman Construction Techniques
This text paints a completely unprecedented tableau of the history of concrete during the first half of the eighteenth century. It addresses, for the first time, the various contributions that led to the rediscovery of concrete made by the specialists of the period, from chemists to volcanologists;...
To Be Published June 30th 2013 by Routledge
Surface Materials and Psychophysiology of Vision
This groundbreaking new perspective on Le Corbusier is based on exhaustive archival research and the study of neglected or completely unknown documents. It is innovative in showing the role of materials and construction techniques in the architecture of Le Corbusier and the book also delves into...
Published October 13th 2011 by Routledge
In this book, the projects, buildings and theories of Koolhaas, as well as the other members of the Office for Metropolitan Architecture, are examined in chronological and thematic sequence, beginning with the period of Koolhaas’ education at the Architectural Association School of Architecture of...
Published July 17th 2008 by Routledge