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The Ecologies of the Building Envelope

Alejandro Zaera-PoloJeffrey S. Anderson

While the façade is one of the most thoroughly theorized elements of architecture, it is also one of the most questioned since the end of the 19th century. Within the discipline of architecture, the traditional understanding of the façade focuses primarily on semiotic and compositional operations (such as proportional laws and linguistic codes), which are deployed on the building’s surface.

 

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Author: Alejandro Zaera-Polo, Jeffrey S. Anderson
Size: 20 x 26 cm. / 7.87 x 10.23 in.
Pages: 464
Illustrations: Color
Cover: Hardcover
Publication date: 2021
Published by: Actar Publishers
ISBN: English 9781948765183

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