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Terra-cotta in architecture.

Walter Geer

Terra-cotta in architecture.

by Walter Geer

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Published in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terra-cotta.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23660716M
    OCLC/WorldCa28983751

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Terra-cotta in architecture Paperback – November 9, by Walter Geer (Author) See all 14 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ Author: Walter Geer. This is an excellent reprint of a trade handbook from the peak of terra cotta production in th 's.

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Composition and Manufacture. Terra cotta is composed of practically the same material as bricks, and its characteristics, as far as the material is concerned, are the cotta, however, requires for its successful production a much better quality of clay than is generally used for bricks, while the process of manufacture is entirely different.

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Terra-cotta (meaning “baked earth” in Italian) has long found its way into the architecture of the day. For centuries, the light and inexpensive material was formed into rust-hued tiles for humble. Architectural terracotta refers to a fired mixture of clay and water that can be used in a non-structural, semi-structural, or structural capacity on the exterior or interior of a building.

Terracotta pottery, as earthenware is called when not used for vessels, is an ancient building material that translates from Latin as " baked earth ".This section is from the book "Cyclopedia Of Architecture, Carpentry, And Building", by James C.

et al. Also available from Amazon: Cyclopedia Of Architecture, Carpentry And Building. Hollow terra-cotta blocks, moulded in the form of a flat arch, are used to a large extent for fireproof floors, and are to be obtained in a variety of patterns.Terra-cotta, like make-up, can be over-applied or misapplied, again to ill effect.

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