Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag. ISBN: 9783955535230. Format: Softcover, 230 x 297 mm, 224pp.
Natural stone is one of the oldest building materials of all, and yet it still offers immense architectural potential. With the right expertise, architects can effortlessly fulfil contemporary requirements and create outstanding buildings – from solid to mixed constructions, and even curtain façades.Manual of Natural Stone reveals planning principles for building with natural stone, and provides information on processing techniques and expansion details. Examples of real-world projects show how natural stone can be used in a variety of applications to create outstanding architecture.