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Buildings: Construction with reference to use, Including public buildings, dwellings

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  • Building with Cobby Adam Weismann; Katy Bryce

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2006; US$ 28.00

    With detailed illustrations and photos, this manual features step-by-step instructions for creating cob structures. Information on natural finishes is provided, including lime plasters, renders and washes, homemade clay and casein paints, and earthen plasters. It details how to construct a cob building that complies with modern building standards,... more...

  • Building with Straw Balesby Barbara Jones

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2009; US$ 16.99

    Straw bale building is a radically different approach to construction and this book explains, in straightforward and commonsense terms, the principles of straw bale building in the UK climate. Pioneered in the United States over a hundred years ago and established in the UK in the 1990s, the technique is now entering the mainstream. It is used by... more...

  • Measurement using the New Rules of Measurementby Sean D. C. Ostrowski

    Wiley 2013; US$ 60.00

    The RICS New Rules of Measurement mean that the construction industry now has a way of allowing a more consistent approach to the measurement and estimating of buildings from the start of a project, right through until the end, and beyond. Measurement using the New Rules of Measurement offers comprehensive guidance on all the technical competencies... more...

  • Kitchen & Bath Residential Construction and Systemsby NKBA

    Wiley 2013; US$ 85.00

    This revised edition of Residential Construction and Kitchen & Bath Systems combines the thorough guides to typical North American building systems for homes for the kitchen and bath industry into one comprehensive, expanded volume, completely updated and revised throughout. Learning to "read a house" is an essential skill for anyone in the... more...

  • Construction Project Safetyby John Schaufelberger; Ken-Yu Lin

    Wiley 2013; US$ 85.00

    This introduction to construction safety for construction management personnel takes a project-based approach to present potential hazards in construction and their mitigation or prevention. After introducing Accident Prevention Programs and OSHA compliance requirements, the book integrates safety instruction into the building process by following... more...

  • House Inspectorby Duncan Marshall; Nigel Dann

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    This book is a concise and comprehensive guide to building defects and building inspection. Whether, as a practitioner you are employed in buying, selling, managing or maintaining houses or whether, or as a layperson, you are buying a property to invest or live in, this book will help you make sound decisions and avoid costly mistakes. Written by... more...

  • J. J. Keller's Construction Toolbox Talksby J. J. Keller

    J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. 2013; US$ 229.00

    More than 140 ready-to-use safety talks on regulatory and non-regulatory issues. Each toolbox talk includes overview, handout page, and sign-off sheet to help document training. Ideal for on-the-spot training, refresher courses, or pre-shift overviews. Several key safety topics are covered: Confined spaces, Hazard communication, Fall protection, Personal... more...

  • Kitchen & Bath Design Presentationby Margaret Krohn; NKBA

    Wiley 2014; US$ 85.00

    The leading text on design communication, updated and expanded Kitchen and Bath Design Presentation is the National Kitchen and Bath Association's complete guide to preparing clear and accurate project documents and plans. This updated second edition has been expanded to include more information on hand drafting, specifications, and project presentation,... more...

  • About the House with Henri de Marneby Henri de Marne

    Upper Access, Inc. 2014; US$ 9.95

    Henri de Marne is one of America's most trusted experts on home repair, maintenance, and improvement. His nationally syndicated newspaper column (First Aid for the Ailing House) has been a staple in newspapers for over 36 years, and his blog is reaching a rapidly expanding audience.De Marne's trade paper book continues to be a steady seller,... more...

  • European Building Construction Illustratedby Francis D. K. Ching; Mark Mulville

    Wiley 2014; US$ 60.00

    The first European edition of Francis DK Ching’s classic visual guide to the basics of building construction. For nearly four decades, the US publication Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new European edition focuses on the construction methods most commonly... more...