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- Wiley 2003; US$ 150.00
From ARCOM and The American Institute of Architects A complete visual guide to choosing and using finish materials In this unique guide, the authors of MASTERSPEC and Architectural Graphic Standards join forces to offer architects vital single-source access to the unbiased information they need to evaluate, select, and specify the best finish materials... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 420.00
The forms of tender, agreement, conditions and bond published by the Institution of Civil Engineers have been designed to standardise the duties of contractors, employers and engineers and to distribute fairly the risks inherent in civil engineering. This classic guide to the contracts provides and authoritative reference, and also a rich and practical... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 27.50
Medicine by Design examines how hospital design influenced the development of twentieth-century medicine and demonstrates the importance of these specialized buildings in the history of architecture. Annmarie Adams uses the ÒRoyal VicÓÑalong with other hospitalsÑto explore issues in architecture and medicine, including the role... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 80.00
Today, architects and designers are beginning to look toward developments in new "smart" or "intelligent" materials and technologies for solutions to long-standing problems in building design. However, these new materials have so far been applied in a diverse but largely idiosyncratic nature, because relatively few architects have access to information... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 64.95
This monograph explores the life and work of Sir Edmund (Ted) Happold (1930-1996) and the legacy he has left to the engineering profession. He was renowned internationally as a practitioner, a research guru and an industry spokesman. He was Head of the School of Architecture and Building Engineering at the University of Bath, the principal of Buro... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 120.00
While the weight of a structure constitutes a significant part of the cost, a minimum weight design is not necessarily the minimum cost design. Little attention in structural optimization has been paid to the cost optimization problem, particularly of realistic three-dimensional structures. Cost optimization is becoming a priority in all civil engineering... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 64.95
Facilities Management sets out a new framework for the discipline of facilities management which challenges many of the norms and which sets out new methods for optimising the performance of a business. Successful facilities managers need a range of skills and need to be able to devise a range of innovative strategies for the future of the organisations... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 115.00
The leading guide to professional home construction—now updated and revised! Fundamentals of Residential Construction, Third Edition features the most up-to-date explanations of today's residential construction systems. From foundation to roof and exterior finishes to interior details, this new edition thoroughly addresses the latest developments... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1992; US$ 44.95
This book outlines the emerging determinants, in a global context, for the provision of housing for the growing, shifting and changing populations. In doing so the reader will be encouraged to forsee the complementary evolution in the planning, design and construction of housing in the developed and developing world. more...