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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • Rammed Earth Conservationby C. Mileto; F. Vegas; V. Cristini

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 377.00

    Includes a free CD containing the full contents of the book. The rammed earth technique, in all its variants, is widespread all over the world. This enormously prevalent building technique harbours an important richness of varieties both in application and in materials used. Interventions on historical rammed earth buildings have also been carried... more...

  • Construction Planning, Programming and Controlby Brian Cooke; Peter Williams

    Wiley 2013; US$ 62.99

    This book offers a clear explanation of the principles and practice of construction planning, programming and control during the preparation and construction stages of a project. The book is written in the context of current procurement and contractual arrangements and JCT2005, NEC3 and ICE7 contracts are covered. The statutory framework within which... more...

  • Computer Integrated Constructionby H. Wagter

    Elsevier Science 1992; US$ 72.95

    The contributions in this volume portray, in terms of the current state of the art, research on computer-aided construction in the building industry. A complete overview is given within the areas of computer-aided design, product modelling in construction, and robot-oriented design and construction together with a summary of the commercial developments... more...

  • Structural Fire Resistance Experimental Researchby Kathleen H Almand

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Structural Fire Resistance Experimental Research - Priority Needs of U.S. Industry provides a synthesis of stakeholder input to a prioritized agenda for research at the National Fire Research Laboratory (NFRL) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) designed to accelerate the implementation of performance-based fire engineering... more...

  • Energy-Efficient Timber-Glass Housesby Vesna Zegarac Leskovar; Miroslav Premrov

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    The book discusses combining timber and glass, two eco materials, with a view to developing an optimal contemporary energy-efficient house with an attractive design. Furthermore, the book connects an architectural design approach with structural research to show the possibilities of stabilizing the building with an increased size of the glazing. Research... more...

  • Heritage Masonryby S. SYNGELLAKIS

    WIT Press 2013; US$ 158.00

    Various issues of heritage masonry structures are addressed by the present collection of scientific papers with considerable insight and thoroughness. It is thus hoped that this volume will fill a gap in the literature as a valuable source of information and guidance to researchers and engineers working in the area of restoration and conservation of... more...

  • Understanding Buildings a Multidisciplinary Approachby E. Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 95.95

    This book meets the needs for a basic, yet comprehensive and up-to-date, introductory text to building technology for students in architecture and the other disciplines in building design. The wide coverage is organised under the chapter headings: structure, enclosure, climate services, utility services, lighting, acoustics, fire safety, the future? ... more...

  • Construction for Interior Designersby Roland Ashcroft

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 127.95

    Construction for Interior Designers is a highly readable, comprehensive and informative text proving all the technical information required.  The second edition has been fully updated to reflect the 1991 amendments if the 1985 Building Regulations and includes a new chapter on environmental issues affecting construction.  Important concepts are explained... more...

  • Building Structures with Young Childrenby Ingrid Chalufour; Karen Worth

    Redleaf Press 2004; US$ 25.95

    Discover the science behind exploring, designing, and building block structures with young children. more...

  • Building Structures with Young Children--Trainer's Guideby Ingrid Chalufour; Karen Worth

    Redleaf Press 2004; US$ 34.95

    Discover the science behind exploring, designing, and building block structures with young children. more...