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Details in building design and construction, Including walls, roofs

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Spon's Estimating Cost Guide to Roofingby Bryan Spain

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 74.95

    Part 1: Unit Rates  Part 2: Project Costs  Part 3: Alterations and Repairs  Part 4: Approximate Estimating  Part 5: Tool and Equipment Hire  Part 6: Business Matters  Part 7: General Construction Data 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...

  • Construction Communicationby Stephen Emmitt; Christopher A. Gorse

    Wiley 2009; US$ 74.99

    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$ 150.00

    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...

  • Construction Drawings and Details for Interiorsby W. Otie Kilmer; Rosemary Kilmer

    Wiley 2006; US$ 55.00

    Get a realisitic guide to producing construction documents that clearly communicate the interior space of new construction, remodeling, or installation projects with Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors . This highly visual book: includes such details as furniture, finishes, lighting, and others. features authors? drawings as well as... more...