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Details in building design and construction, Including walls, roofs

  • Earthen Floorsby Sukita Reay Crimmel; James Thomson

    New Society Publishers 2014; US$ 29.95

    Down and dirty – a complete step-by-step guide to making, installing, and living with beautiful, all-natural earthen floors more...

  • Modern Construction Envelopesby Andrew Watts

    Ambra 2014; US$ 120.00

    The second edition of Modern Construction Envelopes was originally based on the two books by Watts, MC Roofs and MC Facades. Both volumes were gathered into one single volume. Using current examples by renowned architects, Watts presents the constructive and material-related details. It is based on a text, photos, and standardized detail drawings,... more...

  • Stone Cladding Engineeringby Rui de de Sousa Camposinhos

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This volume presents new methodologies for the design of dimension stone based on the concepts of structural design while preserving the excellence of stonemasonry practice in façade engineering. Straightforward formulae are provided for computing action on cladding, with special emphasis on the effect of seismic forces, including an extensive... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    Computer Aided Design Guide for Architecture, Engineering and Construction provides an in-depth explanation of all the common CAD terms and tools used in the AEC sector. It describes each approach to CAD with detailed analysis and practical examples. Analysis is provided of the strength and weaknesses of each application for all members of the project... more...

  • Construction Claimsby Philip Davenport; Helen Durham

    Federation Press 2013; US$ 80.00

    Statutory compulsory rapid adjudication has now spread to all States, the Northern Territory and the ACT. The number of construction claims determined by adjudicators far exceeds the number determined by courts. This has been an important consideration in the writing of this third edition. In the past decade, the Authors have determined over 1,000... more...

  • Roof Cooling Techniquesby Jose Luis Molina; Evyatar Erell; Simos Yannas

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Sustainable Facadesby Ajla Aksamija

    Wiley 2013; US$ 85.00

    Practical information on designing sustainable, energy-efficient building facades As energy and other natural resources are being depleted, it has become clear that technologies and strategies that allow us to maintain our satisfaction with interior environments while consuming less of these resources are major objectives of contemporary facade... more...

  • Loft Conversionsby John Coutts

    Wiley 2012; US$ 69.95

    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...

  • Wood and Wood Jointsby Klaus Zwerger

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 69.95

    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...

  • Dach Atlasby Eberhard Schunck; Hans Jochen Oster; Rainer Barthel; Kurt Kiessl

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 149.00

    Der "Dach Atlas" ist mit mehr als 1800 Zeichnungen und 220 Fotos ein bewährtes Nachschlagewerk zur Konstruktion von geneigten Dächern. Er bietet umfassendes Grundlagenwissen und Ausführungsdetails zu allen gebräuchlichen Deckungsarten. more...