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  • Façadesby Ulrich Knaack; Tillmann Klein; Marcel Bilow; Thomas Auer

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 49.00

    This book demonstrates the principles of facade construction. Guidelines are suggested for good detailing. The installation procedures are described for the most common materials ? glass, wood, steel, concrete, and aluminum. Numerous drawings made specially for the book explain the principles of the individual types of facade which are... more...

  • Construction Claimsby Philip Davenport; Helen Durham

    Federation Press 2013; US$ 80.00

    Statutory compulsory rapid adjudication has now spread to all States, the Northern Territory and the ACT. The number of construction claims determined by adjudicators far exceeds the number determined by courts. This has been an important consideration in the writing of this third edition. In the past decade, the Authors have determined over 1,000... more...

  • Einrichten und Zonierenby Eva Herrmann; Marcus Kaiser; Tobias Katz; Alexander Reichel; Kerstin Schultz

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 63.00

    SCALE is conceived as a series of practical textbooks. Each volume addresses a different design theme or construction topic. The fifth volume, Arranging and Dividing, presents a detailed elucidation of the theme of interior construction ? from design to implementation. more...

  • 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...

  • 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; Andreas Kolbitsch; Karlheinz Hollinsky

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 42.00

    Steildächer stellen traditionell den typischen Gebäudeabschluss konventioneller Hochbauten in Mittel- und Nordeuropa dar. Neben den Planungsgrundlagen werden im vorliegenden Band typische Tragwerke für Holz- und Massivkonstruktionen vorgestellt, exemplarische Schichtaufbauten und die typischen Eindeckungen behandelt. Den Dachrandabschlüssen... 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

    Preface 1. TYPICAL MASONRY WALL ENCLOSURES IN BELGIUM AND THE NETHERLANDS 2. TYPICAL MASONRY WALL ENCLOSURES IN BRAZIL 3. TYPICAL MASONRY WALL ENCLOSURES IN CHINA 4. TYPICAL MASONRY WALL ENCLOSURES IN FRANCE 5. TYPICAL MASONRY INFILLS FOR BUILDINGS IN GREECE 6. TYPICAL MASONRY WALL ENCLOSURES IN INDIA 7. TYPICAL... 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 firms. They... more...