Advanced materials refers to newly developed material with better performance than traditional materials. Things like “power-generating and breathing” membrane structure, “self-cleaning” carbon fiber structure and “energy-saving” photovoltaic panel have been gradually introduced into architectural design,
This book collects a wide range of state-of-the-art materials and discusses their application and future development in architectural design. Each case included is carefully analysed with photos, detailed drawings and informative text. As a practical reference book, it provides readers with a comprehensive understanding about the current application of advanced materials in architectural design.