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Details in building design and construction, Including walls, roofs

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  • Das Holz und seine Verbindungenby Klaus Zwerger

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 74.00

    Building with wood as an ecologically viable material is a tradition with a long history. The timber architecture which has ensued over the past centuries reveals to the modern observer the depth of knowledge which has enabled both Eastern und Western cultures to use this wonderful material in such a creative way. In the most typical method of building... more...

  • Modern Construction Envelopesby Andrew Watts

    Ambra 2014; US$ 126.00

    The second edition of Modern Construction Envelopes was originally based on the two books by Watts, MC Roofs and MC Facades. Both volumes were gathered into one single volume. Using current examples by renowned architects, Watts presents the constructive and material-related details. It is based on a text, photos, and standardized detail drawings,... more...

  • Roof Watchingby Edmund W. Jupp

    Intellect 2003; US$ 10.00

    The aim of the Watching series is to draw attention to some of the very interesting items around us, things that perhaps we don't notice as much as we might. The first was Bridge Watching, and when this was put ''on the Net'' it produced, to the surprise of the author, such a pleasant flood of e-mail that another was written, called Water Watching.... more...

  • 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

    Façades 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...

  • 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...