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CONTENTS Foreword Preface SECTION A - FUNDAMENTAL ISSUES A1 DETAILING - THE CREATIVE LINK Unsettling matters The place and meaning of architectural details Supporting an ecological approach Agenda A2 THE PHILOSOPHY OF DETAILING A philosophy Making choices Mechanisms to promote long-term thinking A3 DEVELOPING DETAILS A suitable starting point Detailing joints Learning to detail (First) principles A collaborative approach A4 THE BASIC MODEL OF ARCHITECTURAL DETAILING A metaphysical journey The basic model Using the basic model Summary SECTION B - GUIDELINES B1 MATERIALS AND ENERGY B2 BUILDING COMPONENTS AND STRUCTURE B3 MORPHOLOGICAL FACTORS B4 THE PROCESS OF PRODUCTION B5 GOALS AND PERFORMANCE B6 INDOOR CLIMATE B7 ECOLOGICAL FACTORS B8 HUMAN(E) FACTORS B9 THE KNOT SECTION C - DEVELOPING ARCHITECTURAL DETAILS C1 DEVELOPING DETAILS AND JOINTS Introduction. Why details? Joints The performance of joints The General Building Model C2 THE LANGUAGE OF DETAILS The language analogy Morphological language A typology of joints Style rules Comparison between two morphological principles Consequences C3 THE NINE + ONE STEP PROCEDURE A morphological method Worked example 1: a window in a cavity wall Worked example 2: wall/pitched roof junction Worked example 3: wall/flat roof junction Reflection C4 MANAGING THE DETAILING PHASE An argument for effective management Design control The thinking organisation Developing 'creative' clusters C5 COLLABORATIVE WORKING Co-operation and communication A holistic participation: the method Future developments Afterword APPENDICES 1. Recommended Reading 2. Guidance for students Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Architecture Details, Architecture Environmental aspects