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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.00
Focuses on the craft of the stonemason. This book covers the basic methods of working stone, the making of specialized tools, and, includes a full analysis of the procedures for setting-out for repairs. It also looks at the causes of decay in stone and outline methods for repair of both stone and mortar. more...
- 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...