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  • Earthquake-Resistant Design of Masonry Buildingsby Miha Tomazevic

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1999; US$ 110.00

    In the last few decades, a considerable amount of experimental and analytical research on the seismic behaviour of masonry walls and buildings has been carried out. The investigations resulted in the development of methods for seismic analysis and design, as well as new technologies and construction systems. After many centuries of traditional use... more...

  • The Genius of Japanese Carpentryby Azby Brown

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 27.95

    This new edition of this Azby Brown architecural classic contains a new preface by Brown, fully revised chapters, along 25% new photography and in color for the first time. An extraordinary and ambitious work of architectural reconstruction is underway in twenty-first century Nara. The Genius of Japanese Carpentry is the story of the twelve-hundred-year-old... more...

  • Masonry Instant Answersby Rochelle Jaffe

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 49.95

    THE EASIEST, FASTEST WAY TO ANSWER ANY MASONRY-RELATED CONSTRUCTION QUESTION! INCLUDES CODE REQUIREMENTS! Masonry Instant Answers delivers a no-nonsense, informational format packed with charts, tables, and figures -- just enough detail to get the job done. Perfectly sized for carrying on-site, this information-dense resource covers: ... more...

  • Audel Carpenter's and Builder's Math, Plans, and Specificationsby Mark Richard Miller; Rex Miller

    Wiley 2005; US$ 24.99

    You can count on a good plan A successful building or remodeling job requires not only a plan, but also the skill to interpret it and an understanding of the mathematics behind it. Whether you are a builder by trade or a do-it-yourself carpenter by choice, turn to this newly updated guide for easy explanations of the math involved and clear instructions... more...

  • Audel Carpenter's and Builder's Layout, Foundation, and Framingby Mark Richard Miller; Rex Miller

    Wiley 2005; US$ 29.99

    Here's knowledge you can build on Whether you're building a storage shed or your dream house, the same principles govern choosing a site, setting the foundation, erecting the walls, and putting on the roof. This handy how-to guide has been totally revised and updated to cover new building materials and the latest techniques in construction and framing.... more...

  • Brickwork for Apprenticesby J. C. Hodge; Malcolm Thorpe

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 42.95

    Brickwork for Apprentices has been the established reference on brickwork for generations of bricklayers. Continuously in print since 1944, John Hodge?s classic text has now been fully revised in its fifth edition by Malcolm Thorpe ? who acted as a CITB Advisor and was involved in the draughting of the Intermediate Construction Award syllabus (bricklaying... more...

  • Carpentry and Joinery 3by Brian Porter; Chris Tooke

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 40.95

    Carpentry and Joinery 3 is the third in a series of three books, which together provide an authoritative and thoroughly practical guide to carpentry and joinery for students following City & Guilds and CITB courses, NVQ candidates, and students working towards an Institute of Carpenters qualification. This book is also ideal for a wide range of amateur... more...

  • Stairsby Sylvia Blanc; Alan Blanc

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 73.95

    Stairs are a fundamental and universal feature of buildings. The late Alan Blanc had a lifetime's obsession with stairs and steps and provided a definitive reference source that bridges the aesthetic and practical aspects of staircase design. His wife Sylvia, who worked with him on the first edition, presents this updated, abridged version alongside... more...

  • Masonry and Concreteby Christine Beall

    McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 43.95

    The only all-inclusive, accessible reference for all aspects of building with masonry and concrete for residential purposes - ideal for residential builders, contractors, remodelers, and other professionals Part of the Complete Construction Series, this design-it, specify-it, and build-it source aids decision-making and construction performance by... more...

  • Brickwork Level 1by Malcolm Thorpe

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 40.95

    As part of their everyday work bricklayers must be able to interpret technical documents, understand the properties of various mortars/building materials, and understand the basics of health and safety on site. Brickwork Level 1  is in full colour, and has been tailored to match Level 1 of both the Construction Alliance Awards Diplomas in Bricklaying... more...