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Design & Drafting

  • Protection of Concreteby

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 441.00

    Concrete is arguably the major construction material used worldwide. It has generally served well, yet too often it has failed to achieve the required performance. Although developments in materials and practice have widened the scope for the use of concrete, they have also had effects on its performance. This book presents current thinking and future... more...

  • Energy Applications of Biomassby

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 200.00

    The National Meeting on Biomass R&D for Energy Applications was supported by the Council of Biomass Energy Technology Sponsors (CBETS) and was organized and hosted by the Solar Energy Research Institute (SERI). The Biomass Energy Research Association (BERA) provided technical assistance. CBETS was founded on July 14, 1983, as a forum for communication... more...

  • Holzbau mit Systemby

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 105.00

    Gegenüber anderen Baustoffen hat Holz in den letzten Jahren deutlich Marktanteile gewonnen, Holzbauten sind größer geworden und neue Tragsysteme wurden entwickelt. Der Band stellt das Thema Holzbau systematisch, umfassend und gut verständlich dar: vom Baustoff Holz und den Rahmenbedingungen seines Einsatzes über die verschiedenen Holzbausysteme und... more...

  • best of Detail: GLAS / best of Detail: GLASSby

    DETAIL 2014; US$ 69.00

    Best of Detail: Glass combines highlights from DETAIL and DETAILgreen on the topic of 'Glass, Transparency and Translucence'. Starting with fundamental questions, the book offers a theoretical basis, details on many practically implemented projects, and plenty of inspiration and examples of successful structural solutions. more...

  • Planning and Installing Photovoltaic Systemsby Deutsche Gesellschaft Für Sonnenenergie (Dgs)

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 178.95

    Growth in photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing worldwide continues its upward trajectory. This bestselling guide has become the essential tool for installers, engineers and architects, detailing every subject necessary for successful project implementation, from the technical design to the legal and marketing issues of PV installation. Beginning with resource... more...

  • Foundations of Engineering Contractsby F R Roulston **Decd**; M.O'C. Horgan; F.R. Roulston

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 220.00

    This highly readable guide explains the main features of contracts applicable to the design, construction and servicing of civil, building, electrical or mechanical works. The emphasis throughout is on practical guidance, with clear explanations of the essential elements including legality, uncertainty, undue influence, agencies, overseas works, sub-contracts... more...

  • The Integrative Design Guide to Green Buildingby 7group; Bill Reed; S. Rick Fedrizzi

    Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00

    "The members of 7group and Bill Reed are examples writ large of the kind of leadership that is taking this idea of green building and forming it into reality, by helping change minds, building practice, and design process." —from the Foreword by S. Rick Fedrizzi President, CEO, and Founding Chair, U.S. Green Building Council A whole-building... more...

  • The Graphic Standards Guide to Architectural Finishesby ARCOM; The American Institute of Architects; Elena M. S. Garrison

    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...

  • Architecture, Technology and Processby Chris Abel

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 51.95

    This new selection of essays follows Chris Abel's previous best selling collection, Architecture and Identity. Drawing upon a wide range of knowledge and disciplines, the author argues that, underlying technological changes in the process of architectural production are fundamental changes in the way we think about machines and the world we live in.... more...

  • Coastal Ocean Space Utilization 3by R.B. Abel; S. Connell; N. Della Croce

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 463.00

    Arising out of The Third International Symposium held in New Jersey, this book represents the state-of-the-art in ocean management. From the Baltic to the Caribbean, from the Adriatic to the Atlantic, the problems of ocean management are fully discussed, and proposals made to meet the challenges of the next decade. This book will be of immense interest... more...