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Details in building design and construction, Including walls, roofs

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  • Modern Construction Envelopesby Andrew Watts

    Birkhäuser 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... more...

  • Good Fencesby William Hubbell

    Down East Books 2006; US$ 28.99

    For this stunning new volume, photographer William Hubbell has turned his lens toward New England's ubiquitous stone walls. Beginning with the basic geology of the region and why New England has so many darned rocks, he presents a chronological overview of the varying styles and methods of wall building, and includes conversations with six contemporary... more...

  • Enclose | Buildby Susanne Wartzeck; Eva Maria Herrmann; Martin Krammer; Jörg Sturm; Alexander Reichel; Kerstin Schultz

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 63.00

    The fifth volume of the SCALE series is an indispensable tool for every architect and planner. It shows the conditions under which certain constructions can be employed and why; what criteria can influence the choice of a system. The book also offers a look at future developments. How will the facade evolve as an interface for information?... more...

  • Illustrated Guide to Door Hardware: Design, Specification, Selectionby Scott Tobias

    Wiley 2015; US$ 95.00

    Your one-stop, comprehensive guide to commercial doors and door hardware—from the brand you trust Illustrated Guide to Door Hardware: Design, Specification, Selection is the only book of its kind to compile all the relevant information regarding design, specifications, crafting, and reviewing shop drawings for door openings in one easy-to-access... more...

  • Steildachby Anton Pech; Karlheinz Hollinsky; Franz Zach

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 42.00

    Planung und Ausführung auf einen Blick 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

    CRC Press 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$ 160.00

    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... 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...