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- Wiley 2011; US$ 135.00
Get the updated industry standard for a new age of constructi For more than fifty years, Olin's Construction has been the cornerstone reference in the field for architecture and construction professionals and students. This new edition is an invaluable resource that will provide in-depth coverage for decades to come. You'll find the most up-to-date... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 95.00
Buildings don't just appear. While the aesthetics and theory of architecture have their glamour, architecture would not exist without the hands-on, nuts-and-bolts process of construction. Construction of Architecture gives architects, contractors, managers, trade workers, and anyone else involved in a building project a thorough overview of the process... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 115.00
Building Performance Evaluation (BPE) informs and enhances the usability and sustainability of building designs with lessons learned from evaluation of building performance throughout the building life cycle, from initial planning through occupancy to adaptive re-use. A key feature of BPE is that it examines design and technical performance... more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 1990; US$ 144.00
This directory is a comprehensive guide to the toxicity of over 1000 polymers, monomers and additives used by the rubber and plastics industries. Since the toxic properties of materials are determined by the toxic properties of the substance released by them, a significant proportion of the book deals with monomers, plasticisers, stabilisers, and other... more...
- Momentum Press 2009; US$ 37.00
In this construction supervisor's pocket-sized manual, construction managers and field supervisors alike will find a concise tool kit of leadership skills to motivate and marshal workers onsite. It provides solid, common sense guidelines to preempt, use, and refer to, as problems arise-from unexpected work stoppages to getting better performance and... more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 1993; US$ 72.00
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 42.95
Building Construction Handbook is an authoritative reference for all students and professionals. It is full of detailed drawings that clearly illustrate the construction of building elements. The principles and processes of construction are explained with the concepts of design included where appropriate. Extensive coverage of building construction... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2012; US$ 14.95
Here are complete, easy-to-follow directions for 101 homemade items that will save you time and money. Projects include things for your home (such as a tool box, a basement closet, a fuel sled, a solar drier, and a window greenhouse), your garden (compost boxes, cold frames, soil sifters, fences, and tomato supports), and your farm (a moveable shed,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 359.00
Includes a free CD containing the full contents of the book. The rammed earth technique, in all its variants, is widespread all over the world. This enormously prevalent building technique harbours an important richness of varieties both in application and in materials used. Interventions on historical rammed earth buildings have also been carried... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 60.00
Mit diesem Buch wird erstmals eine zusammenhängende Anleitung zum Planen und Gestalten von Glastragwerken vorgelegt. Im Zentrum steht das druckfeste, flächige Tragelement als Grundbaustein für weit gespannte Tragstrukturen. Dabei werden die Entwurfsparameter für Raum- und Konstruktionsformen multifunktionaler, selbsttragender Glashüllen systematisch... more...