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  • Fabric Structures in Architectureby J Llorens

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 330.00

    Fabric Structures in Architecture covers the varying ways textiles and their properties are used in building construction, with particular focus given to tensile structures. The text begins with the fundamental principles of textiles, including the origins of fabric architecture, then progressing to a discussion of the modern textiles of today.... more...

  • Masonry Wall Constructionby A.W. Hendry; F. M. Khalaf

    CRC Press 2010; US$ 121.95

    This volume provides a concise overview of the main facets of masonry wall construction, including materials, structural design, types of walls, movement, insulation, rain exclusion, site practice, defects and repair. The subject is covered in sufficient depth for a comprehensive introduction with reading lists after each chapter for those interested... more...

  • Profiled Sheet Roofing and Claddingby Nick Selves; J. Shanahan; Colin Sproul

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 125.95

    This guide, the third edition of the NFRCs guide to good practice, is an accessible and practical code of practice in the application, design and installation of profiled sheeting and wall and roof cladding. The UK has developed very cost-effective methods of erecting and cladding factory, warehouse and storage buildings. This book distills the knowledge... more...

  • The Soiling and Cleaning of Building Facadesby L.G.W. Verhoef

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 265.00

    The report of a comprehensive investigation by RILEM which examines all aspects of the cleaning of facades, subject to soiling by both biological and non-biological agencies. The contributors are international authorities working in this field giving essential advice to all those who need to know how to approach the problems connected with the soiling... more...

  • Specialist Floor Finishesby D Cattell

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 215.00

    First Published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Construction Netby Alan Bridges

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 118.95

    Using this book can help the busy architect/engineer/contractor to optimize online time by determining the key sites to visit before connecting to the Internet. Topics are conveniently arranged by subject showing where to find the "index sites" together with details of many specialist sites. more...

  • Understanding IT in Constructionby Ming Sun; Rob Howard

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 56.95

    In recent years, Information Technology (IT) has been transforming business practice in many sectors resulting in efficiency gains and improved services for the client. The construction industry lags behind other manufacturing and service industries in adopting the new technology. To promote the wider use of IT in construction, it is essential to equip... more...

  • Spon's Estimating Cost Guide to Roofingby Bryan Spain

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 74.95

    Specifically written for contractors and small businesses carrying out small works, Spon's Estimating Cost Guide to Roofing contains accurate information on thousands of rates, each broken down to labour, material overheads and profit. This is the first book to include typical project costs for slating and tiling, sheeting, cladding and other coverings,... more...

  • Construction Communicationby Stephen Emmitt; Christopher A. Gorse

    Wiley 2009; US$ 77.99 US$ 67.59

    Communicating the design intent, from initial briefing through the design stage and on to the actual construction is vital to the success of any building project. This book looks at communication across physical, organisational and cultural barriers with a view to improving the design and construction process. The authors investigate communication... more...

  • Design and Construction of Concrete Floorsby George Garber

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 119.95

    Design and Construction of Concrete Floors outlines the key principles needed for the production of a good floor which can be relied on to not only support and restrain other parts of the building, but also to meet the needs of the user. The book covers: * Uses of concrete floors * Structural design * Concrete used specifically for floors * Cracks... more...