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Details in building design and construction, Including walls, roofs

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  • Components and Connectionsby Maarten Meijs; Ulrich Knaack

    Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 49.00

    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...

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

    Wiley 2012; US$ 110.00

    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...

  • Dach Atlasby Eberhard Schunck; Hans Jochen Oster; Rainer Barthel; Kurt Kiessl

    Birkhäuser 2002; US$ 277.00

    Der "Dach Atlas" ist mit mehr als 1800 Zeichnungen und 220 Fotos ein bewährtes Nachschlagewerk zur Konstruktion von geneigten Dächern. Er bietet umfassendes Grundlagenwissen und Ausführungsdetails zu allen gebräuchlichen Deckungsarten. more...

  • Bau-Vertriebby Sammy Ziouziou

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 731.00

    Das Buch behandelt die Grundlagen des Vertriebs aus einer Prozessperspektive. Es erörtert die Grundbegriffe des Vertriebs, bevor es auf die Besonderheiten der Bauindustrie eingeht. Mit besonderem Fokus auf die Branche beleuchtet das Buch auch Unternehmen und Absatzmärkte. Die Hauptelemente des strategischen und operativen Vertriebs werden sowohl grundsätzlich... more...

  • Stone Cladding Engineeringby Rui de de Sousa Camposinhos

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This volume presents new methodologies for the design of dimension stone based on the concepts of structural design while preserving the excellence of stonemasonry practice in façade engineering. Straightforward formulae are provided for computing action on cladding, with special emphasis on the effect of seismic forces, including an extensive... more...

  • Fassadenby Anton Pech; Georg Pommer; Johannes Zeininger

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 42.00

    Der Band gibt einen strukturierten Überblick zum wichtigen Thema Fassade und stellt die technischen Grundlagen mit Hilfe von Faustformeln, technischen Zeichnungen und Bildmaterial in leicht fasslicher Form dar. Vom herkömmlichen Fassadenaufbau der Massivwände über hinterlüftete Fassadensysteme, Fertigteilfassaden und Sandwichkonstruktionen... 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...

  • The Construction of New Buildings Behind Historic Facadesby Mr David Highfield

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 190.00

    Facade-retention schemes are increasingly being used as a means of providing modern accommodation for commercial and industrial buildings in conservation areas and city centres. This book is the first authoritative guide to this highly complex technique and deals with the key issues associated with building behind historic facades. It explains the... more...

  • Roofing Failuresby Carl G. Cash

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 145.00

    The book starts by setting out the duties of a building pathologist in the context of the modern roofing industry, defining failure and explaining its underlying causes. The main chapters then deal with the main specific types of failure: fire, shrinkage and roofing systems displacement, calendar shrinkage, foam insulation shrinkage and 'stretched'... more...