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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • Building Construction Illustratedby Francis D. K. Ching

    Wiley 2014; US$ 49.95 US$ 29.97

    The classic visual guide to the basics of building construction, now with a 3D digital building model for interactive learning For over three decades, Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new edition of the revered classic remains as relevant as ever, providing... more...

  • 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 2009; US$ 74.00

    Now in a second edition: This handbook offers a practical systematic overview of the many uses of rammed earth and techniques for processing it. Its properties and physical characteristics are described in informed and knowledgeable detail. more...

  • Vorsicht, Baustelle!by Gerhard Matzig

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 27.16

    Pointiert kritisch: Die gesammelten Texte des Architekturjournalisten Gerhard Matzig more...

  • Alt & Neuby Frank Peter Jäger

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 81.60

    Old and New provides a comprehensive overview of intelligent approaches for working with existing building stock. Presented in this volume are everyday projects such as the revitalizing of structures from the 1950s to the 1970s but also more specialized examples. Including essays on technical aspects such as improving energy efficiency... more...

  • Klimagerecht Bauenby Gerhard Hausladen; Petra Liedl; Michael Saldanha

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 32.61

    Climate-conscious design throughout the world 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

    AltaMira Press 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...