falling glass

Written by principal Patrick Loughran, Falling Glass: Problems and Solutions in Contemporary Architecture catalogs facade failures due to water leakage, corrosion, combinations of incompatible materials, insufficient redundancy, climatic influences, wear and tear of materials, etc. Each chapter features an analytical description of a problem, with examples and helpful strategies included. Examples include Waterloo Station in London, the John Hancock Tower in Boston, Galeries Lafayette in Berlin, and the Guggenheim Bilbao.

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