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Modern Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

Modern Architecture: A Very Short Introduction  

Adam Sharr

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2018
Published Online: 
Nov 2018
eISBN: 
9780191826344
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198783442.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198783442
Modern Architecture: A Very Short Introduction explores the technical innovations that opened up the cultural and intellectual opportunities for modern architecture to happen. ... More
4. Brick

4. Brick  

Adam Sharr

in Modern Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2018
Published Online: 
Nov 2018
eISBN: 
9780191826344
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198783442.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198783442
Many global cultures have traditions of clay or mud brick construction. Evidence exists of fired brick being used as long ago as 5000 bce in Mesopotamia. The role of brick in modern ... More

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