Urban Spaces

Urban Spaces

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'Urban Spaces 5' offers an illustrated tour of a diversity of projects. John Morris Dixon explains the chief design challenges and the solutions developed by the outstanding firms profiled in this volume.To maximize use of the site and give the unique courthouse a civic presence, its previous rear elevation became its ... The new wall applies a highly durable, minimum- maintenance tile system, using the rain screen principle, which is ... Glazed openings, comprising 40 percent of this facade, lend the courthouse a stately yet welcoming appearance, and light the resulting ... As the first facility carried out under Cook Countya#39;s 2002 Green Building Ordinance, the courthouse was awardedanbsp;...

Title:Urban Spaces
Author:John Dixon
Publisher:Visual Reference Publications - 2007-01-01


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