Face up to facades--with full information on dozens of construction materials.Priceless guide to creating the public face of any building! Stunning color photographs plus detailed technical information! What gives a building its personality? Its facade, of course. Facades Selection offers an exhaustive study of the public face of buildings, from first idea to final execution. Each chapter focuses on a specific material, exploring the design possibilities and construction details of each one. With more than 600 photographs and illustrations, Facades Selection is an indispensable one-volume resource.