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  • Facadesby Ulrich Knaack; Tillman Klein; Marcel Bilow; Thomas Auer

    Springer 2007; US$ 39.95

    Facades determine the appearance of a building. Thus they have a very important role to play in architecture. At the same time, the building envelope has important functions to fulfill, including lighting, weatherproofing, thermal isolation, load distribution, and sound insulation, to name only the most important. In the last fifteen years, facades... more...

  • Cladding of Buildingsby Alan J. Brookes; Maarten Meijs

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 78.95

    This key text addresses the topic of lightweight claddings in buildings and is a useful guide and reference resource. Written by well-known specialists in the field, this fourth edition of an established text has been revised throughout to incorporate the latest environmental issues, the use of wood and terracotta in cladding, and use of new materials,... more...

  • Microsoft Operations Framework 4.0by Clare Henry; David Pultorak; Paul Leenards

    Van Haren Publishing 2008; US$ 20.00

    Microsoft® Operations Framework Microsoft® Operations Framework (MOF) 4.0 was delivered in 2008 and delivers practical guidance for everyday IT practices and activities, helping users establish and implement reliable, cost-effective IT services. It encompasses the entire IT lifecycle by integrating: Community-generated processes for planning, delivering,... more...

  • Fundamentals of Research Methodology and Statisticsby Y.K. Singh

    New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2006; US$ 20.00

    The book approaches research from a perspective different from that taken in other educational research textbooks. The goal is to show educators that the application of research principles can make them more effective in their job of promoting learning. The basic point is that we do not have to stop teaching to do research; research is something we... more...

  • Managing Knowledge in the Construction Industryby Alexander Styhre

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 155.00

    Knowledge management presents a new way of understanding organizations and companies, and is especially suited to sophisticated and highly technical firms and operations such as those in the construction industry.  This new book draws on hard data from three separate research programs in Sweden and shows how the concept of knowledge can make sense... more...

  • Collaborative Construction Information Managementby Geoffrey Shen; Peter Brandon; Andrew Baldwin

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 155.00

    Most construction projects are large and costly. Collaborative working involves two or more stakeholders sharing their efforts and resources to complete the project more effectively and efficiently. Collaborative, integrative and multi-disciplinary teams can tackle the complex issues involved in creating a viable built environment. This tends... more...

  • Computer Aided Design Guide for Architecture, Engineering and Constructionby Ghassan Aouad; Song Wu; Angela Lee; Timothy Onyenobi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Recent years have seen major changes in the approach to Computer Aided Design (CAD) in the architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) sector. CAD is increasingly becoming a standard design tool, facilitating lower development costs and a reduced design cycle. Not only does it allow a designer to model designs in two and three dimensions but... more...

  • Flat Roof Construction Manualby Klaus Sedlbauer; Eberhard Schunck; Rainer Barthel; Hartwig M. Künzel

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 153.95

    In addition to providing the planner with basic rules of construction and design, the Flat Roof Manual also supplies an overview of the use and construction types as well as the standard assemblies for flat roofs. Together with the most important standards and bodies of regulations, construction drawings of the principal connection points round out... more...

  • Roof Construction Manualby Eberhard Schunck; Hans Jochen Oster; Rainer Barthel; Kurt Kießl

    Birkhäuser 2003; US$ 182.00

    The «Roof Construction Manual» is a comprehensive reference work on the construction of pitched roofs, containing over 1800 plans and 220 photographs. Thirteen fundamental roof types and the relevant materials including thatch, wood, slate, tile, concrete, fibrous cement, bitumen, glass, metal, membranes, and synthetic materials are documented in detail. more...

  • Staining of Facadesby Michael Y. L. Chew; Tan Phay Ping

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 193.00

    Facade staining is a centuries-old building defect that is globally widespread. Millions of dollars are wasted annually for its rectification. A stained building looks old and worn-out, diminishing the value of the property and the confidence in occupying it. The facade's durability may also be affected by staining. Despite these wide and varying... more...