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  • Structural Foundations Manual for Low-Rise Buildingsby M. F. Atkinson

    Spon Press 2003; US$ 170.00

    This book provides practical solutions for the design of foundations for low-rise buildings, especially those on abnormal or poor ground. It will be a user-friendly reference for contractors, structural engineers, architects and students. more...

  • Site Carpentryby C.K. Austin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 77.95

    This book deals with sound craftsmanship utilising correct tools and materials. Practical advice on subjects such as framework, design and construction, timberfloor construction and arch centres. 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...

  • 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...

  • BDA Guide to Successful Brickworkby The Brick Development Association

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95

    The BDA Guide to Successful Brickwork is the definitive practical guide to obtaining successful results in brickwork construction. Written by a team of experts from the Brick Development Association, the representative group in industry for brickwork construction, this best-selling text has now been brought fully in line with the latest British... 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...

  • Access Scaffoldingby STEWART CHAMPION

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 179.95

    Access scaffolding is the most important element of plant for building, civil engineering and structural engineering contractors. In fact a building or structure cannot be constructed to a height of more than two metres without platforms to work from. These platforms have to be constructed on the site in the minimum of time but nevertheless backed... more...

  • Sustainable Masonryby Thierry Ciblac; Jean-Claude Morel

    Wiley 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book covers the impact of sustainable masonry on the environment, touting the many benefits of utilizing local and/or low embodied energy materials in the construction of sustainable buildings. more...

  • Brickwork and Bricklayingby Jon Collinson

    Crowood 2013; US$ 18.94

    Brickwork and Bricklaying is written for those who are new to the craft of bricklaying, and those who are improving their skills. It provides an overview of the materials, processes, craft skills and related subjects to enable the reader to construct their own simple brickwork projects and undertake brickwork-related maintenance projects around the... more...

  • Manual of First and Second Fixing Carpentryby Les Goring

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 42.95

    Beginning with the fundamentals of carpentry work within a domestic construction setting (tools required, their care and proper use, interpretation of technical drawings) the book goes on to cover a wide range of first-fixing operations (i.e. those tasks that are to be completed prior to plastering work takes place on site). The various second fixing... more...