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Details in building design and construction, Including walls, roofs

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  • Builders' Detail Sheetsby S. Smith; Mr P Stronach; P. Stronach

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 125.95

    This book contains a unique set of information sheets, covering all aspects of building from sit setting-out to roofs and floors. It gives builders and students of building a sound knowledge of materials, their properties and limitations, and shows the practice of using these materials for sound construction. The sheets also give information on the... 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 method of building... more...

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

    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...

  • 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...

  • Structural Foundations Manual for Low-Rise Buildingsby M. F. Atkinson

    Spon Press 2003; US$ 170.00

    This book provides practical solutions for the design of foundations for low-rise buildings, especially those on abnormal or poor ground. It will be a user-friendly reference for contractors, structural engineers, architects and students. more...

  • Spon's Estimating Cost Guide to Roofingby Bryan Spain

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 71.95

    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... more...

  • Construction Communicationby Stephen Emmitt; Christopher A. Gorse

    Wiley 2009; US$ 72.50

    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...

  • Means of Escape from Fireby M. J. Billington; Alex Copping; Anthony Ferguson

    Wiley 2008; US$ 145.00

    The provision of an adequate means of escape from fire is fundamental to the design of new buildings and to the alteration, change of use or extension of existing buildings. It is essential that means of escape are considered at the earliest stage of a project as mistakes are very expensive to correct later in the design. There is a great deal of... more...