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  • Enclosure Masonry Wall Systems Worldwideby S. Pompeu Santos

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 119.95

    Enclosure walls have a key role in building construction, providing structural safety and protecting interiors from intrusion. The concept of an enclosure wall is a traditional one, common to the building history of many countries. There is a tremendous variety in types of enclosure walls, depending on such variables as climate and local technologies.... more...

  • The Future Envelope 1by U. Knaack; T. Klein

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 49.00

    Fašades convey the image of new architecture. Today the planning of this very complex building component requires a collaboration of many specialists. A multitude of possibilities are being projected into the building envelope. Design, visionary construction, new materials, the desire to achieve optimum energy performance or even energy generation... more...

  • Innovation in Small Professional Practices in the Built Environmentby Shu-Ling Lu; Martin Sexton

    Wiley 2009; US$ 155.00

    From the book’s Foreword by Trevor Mole, Managing Director, Property Tectonics; President of the European Association of Building Surveyors and Construction Experts: ‘ Shu-Ling and Martin have built on their research work and that of others to produce an understandable and readable insight into innovation in small professional service firms.... more...

  • Le travail du chaume dans la région du Lac St-Pierreby Claudine Leleux

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1988; US$ 4.50

    La présente documentation sur l’utilisation des végétaux comme matériaux de toiture en Nouvelle-France (XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles) provient du fichier ethnographique du Centre documentaire en civilisation traditionnelle de l’Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. more...

  • The Future Envelope 3by T. Klein; U. Knaack

    IOS Press 2010; US$ 65.00

    For "The Making Of" - the book title's association to film making - the director must have broad knowledge of the technical aspects of producing a film. If a designer/architect aims to reach beyond the basic standard and wants to have full control over the outcome of his work, he or she also needs to cover all the different aspects of... more...

  • Construction Drawings and Details for Interiorsby Rosemary Kilmer; W. Otie Kilmer

    Wiley 2011; US$ 65.00

    Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors serves as the essential reference for designers preparing interior construction documents, explaining how to do a new construction, remodeling, or installation project. In a highly visual format, the book covers drafting fundamentals and conventions; drawing types, plans, and schedules; and computer-aided... more...

  • Components and Connectionsby Ulrich Knaack; Maarten Meijs

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 46.00

    Every building is composed of parts, or components, that may be organized in various ways. For example, there are different ways to configure walls so that they perform their functions in an efficient manner. The individual elements, such as floor slabs, roofs, openings, and foundations, are described. more...

  • Metric Handbookby David Littlefield

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 86.95

    ? Fully updated in reference to the latest construction standards and new building types ? Sustainable design fully integrated into each chapter ? Over 100,000 copies sold to successive generations of architects and designers ? this book truly belongs on every design office desk and drawing board. The Metric Handbook is the major handbook... more...

  • Planning and Urban Design Standardsby American Planning Association; Frederick R. Steiner; Kent Butler

    Wiley 2012; US$ 105.00

    The new student edition of the definitive reference on urban planning and design Planning and Urban Design Standards, Student Edition is the authoritative and reliable volume designed to teach students best practices and guidelines for urban planning and design. Edited from the main volume to meet the serious student's needs, this Student Edition... more...

  • Principles of Element Designby Peter Rich; Yvonne Dean

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95

    The construction of buildings is learnt through experience and the inheritance of a tradition in forming buildings over several thousand years. Successful construction learns from this experience which becomes embodied in principles of application. Though materials and techniques change, various elements have to perform the same function. 'Principles... more...