"Emerging Technologies and Housing Prototypes" is an exploration of the latest materials and technologies that are currently being developed for the building industry. Packed with dazzling photographs and computer-generated images of these new materials and the manufacturing processes involved in their production, "Emerging Technologies and Housing Prototypes" gives a fascinating vision of the future of housing architecture. This affordable reference contains essays from a variety of contributors, from their own areas of interest and work, including sustainability and the new concept of 'urban nomadism'. "Emerging Technologies and Housing Prototypes" also comprises profiles of each material and technology considered, with details of their properties and potential applications. In addition contact details of the manufacturers are presented, making this a practical pocket-sized guide for students, architects, engineers and scientists.
Author: Rossana Atena, Salvador Perez Arroyo, Igor Kebel
Publisher: Black Dog Publishing
Publication date: April 2007