James Carpenter: Environmental Refractions

SKU: 9781568986081

By Sandro Marpillero, Kenneth Frampton, and Jorg Schlaich

James Carpenter is an artist and sculptor whose work focuses on developing new glass and material technologies. His interest in architecture has evolved into a unique design practice that ranges from technical glass and materials consulting to designing curtain walls, roofing systems, bridges, and sculptures. In this book, author Sandro Marpillero explores the unique opportunities afforded by the transparency, reflectivity, and compressive strength of glass.

  • 176 pages; hardcover
  • Published in 2006 by Princeton Architectural Press