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Details in building design and construction, Including walls, roofs

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  • Building Enclosure in Hong Kongby Wah Sang Wong

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1998; US$ 56.00

    This book examines in detail the external walls of buildings in Hong Kong. It is organized into two parts. The first part of the book presents readers with various factors such as technology and sustainability that affect the design of external walls. more...

  • Presse und Behinderungby Markus Scholz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 59.99

    Welches Bild von Behinderung oder behinderten Personen wird durch die Presse vermittelt? Dieser Frage eines fast vernachlässigten Forschungsbereiches nähert sich Markus Scholz auf explorative Weise an. Die interdisziplinäre Studie des Autors setzt sich auf Basis einer breit angelegten Inhaltsanalyse quantitativ und qualitativ mit der Darstellung von... more...

  • Building Stone Wallsby Charles McRaven

    Storey Publishing, LLC 1999; US$ 3.95

    Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence... more...

  • Restoring Hardwood Floorsby Mary Twitchell

    Storey Publishing, LLC 1995; US$ 3.95

    Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence... more...

  • Wood and Wood Jointsby 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... more...

  • Roof Tiling and Slatingby Kevin Taylor

    Crowood 2012; US$ 18.94

    If you have never fixed a roof tile or slate before but have wondered how to go about repairing or replacing them, then this is the book for you. Many of the technical books about roof tiling and slating are rather vague and conveniently ignore some of the trickier problems and how they can be resolved. In Roof Tiling and Slating, the author rejects... more...

  • Facade Construction Manualby Thomas Herzog; Roland Krippner; Werner Lang

    Birkhäuser 2004; US$ 182.00

    «Facade Construction Manual» provides a systematic survey of contemporary expertise in the application of new materials and energy-efficient technologies in facade design. It surveys the facade design requirements made by various types of buildings, as well as the most important materials, from natural stone through to synthetics, and documents a diversity... more...

  • Loft Conversionsby John Coutts

    Wiley 2012; US$ 72.95

    Pressure on space and changes in planning law mean that loft conversions are now at the forefront in the race to improve the performance of Britain's ageing housing stock. Since 1990, roof space conversions have increased UK housing capacity by more than 200 million square feet - a living area equivalent to a medium-sized city - without the loss of... more...

  • Sustainable Facadesby Ajla Aksamija

    Wiley 2013; US$ 90.00

    Ajla Aksamija, PhD, leads Perkins+Will Tech Lab, a center for research of building technologies. Dr. Aksamija's research expertise includes building science and sustainability, emerging building technologies, digital design and information modeling. She has contributed to several books and has published numerous research articles. PERKINS+WILL... more...

  • Felt and Torch on Roofingby Tim Richardson

    Crowood 2014; US$ 17.49

    A detailed guide to installing high performance felt and torch on roofs, for both DIY enthusiasts and professional roofers. From safety precautions, to the tips and tricks to keep a flat roof water-tight for many years, Felt and Torch on Roofing will teach the novice how to successfully complete their first felt roof to a high standard, and provide... more...