Copper, Brass, and Bronze Surfaces: A Guide to Alloys, Finishes, Fabrication, and Maintenance in Architecture and Art
A full-color guide for architects and design professionals to the selection and application of copper, brass, and bronze
Copper, Brass, and Bronze Surfaces offers professionals an authoritative guide to the treatment of copper, brass, and bronze applications in architecture and art. The third book in Zahner’s Architectural Metals Series is a full-color guide filled with the information and illustrative case studies needed to ensure proper maintenance and fabrication techniques. Comprehensive in scope, the book covers the history of these metals, provides information for selecting the right alloy, details a wide variety of surface and chemical finishes as well as includes facts on corrosion resistance.
The Zahner’s Architectural Metals Series offers in-depth coverage of today’s most commonly used metals in architecture and art. These heavily illustrated guides present comprehensive coverage of how each metal is used in creating surfaces for building exteriors, interiors, and art finishes. Volumes in the series cover: Stainless Steel; Aluminum; Copper, Brass and Bronze; Steels; and Zinc.
This important guide:
• Contains a comprehensive guide to the use and maintenance of copper, brass, and bronze surfaces in architecture and art
• Features full-color images of a variety of copper, brass, and bronze finishes, colors, textures, and forms
• Includes case studies with performance data that feature strategies on how to design and execute successful projects using copper, brass, and bronze
• Offers methods to address corrosion, before and after it occurs
• Discusses the environmental impact of copper, brass, and bronze as they are created and used
Written for architecture professionals, metal fabricators and developers, architecture students, designers and artists working with metals, Copper, Brass, and Bronze Surfaces is filled with the information, strategies, and techniquesfor designing and executing successful projects using copper, brass, and bronze.