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  • Homes for a Changing Climateby Will Anderson

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2009; US$ 24.49

    At the beginning of the twenty-first century, the world finally woke up to the reality of climate change and began the arduous task of freeing itself from dependence on fossil fuels. But the time lag in the Earth's ecosystem is such that our best efforts to cut carbon today will make little difference to the changing climate of the next 30 years.... more...

  • Log Cabinsby William S. Wicks

    Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 12.95

    Ever wanted a cabin or little cottage in the woods but don?t know where to start? With Log Cabins , author William S. Wicks offers clear, practical instructions on how to build your own log cabin?and furnish it, too?while harmonizing the structure?s interior and exterior with the surrounding environment. Topics include: ? Location scouting and... more...

  • Lebenszyklusanalyse in der Gebäudeplanungby Holger König; Niklaus Kohler; Johannes Kreißig; Thomas Lützkendorf

    DETAIL 2009; US$ 84.00

    Kompendium über ein Zukunftsthema Der gesamte Lebensweg eines Bauwerks von der Erstellung über Betrieb, Sanierungszyklen und Reparaturen bis hin zum Abriss und Entsorgung ist relevant für die erzeugten Stoffströme. Die entscheidenden Weichen, welche Umweltauswirkungen ein Bauwerk ausübt, werden jedoch meist in einer frühen Planungsphase gestellt. Der... more...

  • Innovativ Konstruierenby Andreas Fuchs; Christoph Ingenhoven; Stefan Behling; Christian Brensing

    DETAIL 2009; US$ 53.00

    Synergien im Bauprozess zwischen Herstellern und Planern Das Buch erläutert anhand fünf repräsentativer Projekte die Arbeitsphilosophie und Herangehensweise des Unternehmens seele, das wie kaum ein anderes für Innovation in der Konstruktion und maßgeschneiderte Lösungen in den Materialbereichen Glas, Stahl, Aluminium und Membranen steht. Der Schwerpunkt... more...

  • The CSI Sustainable Design and Construction Practice Guideby Construction Specifications Institute

    Wiley 2013; US$ 80.00

    The CSI Sustainable Design and Construction Practice Guide is a compilation of information and recommended best practices for those who participate in the design and construction of commercial-level sustainable facilities. It offers guidelines and standards for applying sustainable design and construction principles in practical terms. This Practice... more...

  • Building Information Modelingby Karen Kensek; Douglas Noble

    Wiley 2014; US$ 85.00

    The bright future and exciting possibilities of BIM Many architects and engineers regard BIM as a disruptive force, changing the way building professionals design, build, and ultimately manage a built structure. With its emphasis on continuing advances in BIM research, teaching, and practice, Building Information Modeling: BIM in Current and... more...

  • The Green Self-Build Bookby Jon Broome

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2006; US$ 14.99

    Whether you want a turf roof, solar-powered hot water, or a superinsulated (and cost-efficient) house, you need to know the essential elements of the self-build process, and in The Green Self-Build Book , Jon Broome gives an overview of the different methods of sustainable and eco-friendly construction techniques. The book includes case studies of... more...

  • What No One Ever Tells You About Renovating Your Homeby Alan J Heavens

    Dearborn Trade Publishing 2005; US$ 18.95

    Author and newspaper columnist Alan Heavens has made a career of sharing his own renovation mistakes on three older properties in his 15 years' worth of columns, while exchanging information, insights, and remodeling concerns with his millions of readers each week. more...

  • Peformative Architectureby Branko Kolarevic; Ali Malkawi

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Managing Residential Construction Projectsby Derek Graham

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 90.00

    Residential construction projects are notorious for being over budget and behind schedule, and the industry is in dire need of an effective solution. This highly visual resource provides just that--customizable solutions that work in a real-world construction environment. It is a solid blueprint for using project management to gain control over quality,... more...