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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • Fix Itby Scott McGregor

    Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 22.68

    A handy, comprehensive guide to all those little repair jobs around the home by well-known media handyman Scott McGregor. more...

  • Constructionby Ferguson

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 26.34

    Each career article includes: - What they do--describes typical responsibilities, working conditions, and more - Education and training--explains how to prepare for a career and whether or not apprenticeships, internships, and degree or licensing requirements are necessary - Earnings--offers general information on average salary ranges and fringe benefits... more...

  • Building with Earthby Gernot Minke

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 57.51

    Der ressourcenschonende und gesunde Baustoff Lehm, seit Jahrtausenden gebräuchlich, erfreut sich seit vielen Jahren auch in den Industrienationen wachsender Beliebtheit. In gemäßigten und trocken-heißen Klimazonen bietet der Lehm zahlreiche Vorteile gegenüber anderen Materialien. Seine spezifische Beschaffenheit und Textur ist außerdem... more...

  • Vorsicht, Baustelle!by Gerhard Matzig

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 27.10

    Der Rang eines Bauwerks ergibt sich nicht allein aus Proportion und Konstruktion, Form oder Farbe. Die Frage, ob ein Haus glückt oder mißrät, wird auch abseits der Baustellen beantwortet: auf all jenen Schauplätzen, an denen gesellschaftliche Kräfte wirken und den Rahmen des Bauens vorgeben. Die Architektur mag die ?Mutter aller Künste?... more...

  • Alt & Neuby Frank Peter Jäger

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 81.41

    Most of the buildings that will be needed in Europe in the coming decades have long since been built. The building tasks of the future lie in the skillful reuse and transformation of existing building stock, whether it be the redevelopment of historic city centers, the building of extensions onto residential structures, the expansion of... more...

  • Klimagerecht Bauenby Gerhard Hausladen; Petra Liedl; Michael Saldanha

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 32.53

    In future, buildings that make sense from a bioclimatic perspective will not be the exception; planners will simply be expected to design them. With its wealth of facts, this book serves as a concrete aid to planning and design. With the planning process as its roadmap, it accompanies the planner from the basic evaluation stage through... more...

  • Standards of Practice in Construction Specifyingby Dennis J. Hall; Nina M. Giglio

    Wiley 2013; US$ 25.00 US$ 21.67

    Construction Specifications provide critical information necessary to convey the design intent of the Architect and the legally enforceable contract requirements.  Many factors must be considered by the Architect in the development of written construction documents, including project delivery method, project ownership, sustainability, and code... more...

  • Moving a House with Preservation in Mindby Peter Paravalos

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 38.99

    Moving a House with Preservation in Mind provides step-by-step instructions on the process of moving a historic building, from the initial decision-making to the actual move. With detailed information on moving techniques, choosing a contractor, obtaining permits, finding a site, budgeting the move, and obtaining funds, Paravalos's guide will assist... more...

  • Data-Driven Design and Constructionby Randy Deutsch

    Wiley 2015; US$ 75.00 US$ 65.00

    “In this comprehensive book, Professor Randy Deutsch has unlocked and laid bare the twenty-first century codice nascosto of architecture. It is data. Big data. Data as driver. . .This book offers us the chance to become informed and knowledgeable pursuers of data and the opportunities it offers to making architecture a wonderful, useful, and... more...

  • EU COST C13 Glass and Interactive Building Envelopesby M. Crisinel; M. Eekhout; M. Haldimann

    IOS Press 2007; US$ 82.00

    The concept of tomorrow's towns and cities will be based on new social, economic and technological ideals focused on improving the quality of life. To attain this objective, architects and engineers of today must improve the quality of buildings and establish new principles of building conception. The quality of interior space and the impact of a building... more...