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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • Construction Materials and Structuresby S.O. Ekolu; M. Dundu; X. Gao

    IOS Press 2014; US$ 326.00

    The two volumes of these Proceedings contain about 200 conference papers and 10 keynote papers presented at the First International Conference on Construction Materials and Structures, held in Johannesburg, South Africa from 24 to 26 November 2014. It includes sections on Materials and characterization; Durability of construction materials; Structural... 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

    Springer 2006; US$ 59.95

    Offers an overview of the many uses of clay and techniques for processing it. This book describes the properties and physical characteristics of clay. It contains numerous photographs of construction sites and drawings that show the concrete execution of clay architecture. more...

  • Building with Earthby Gernot Minke

    Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 74.00

    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$ 32.95

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  • Alt & Neuby Frank Peter Jäger

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 105.00

    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 and working... more...

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

    Wiley 2013; US$ 25.00

    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$ 32.99

    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...

  • Modern Construction Handbookby Andrew Watts

    Ambra 2013; US$ 129.95

    The Modern Construction Handbook has become a building construction classic and is used as a textbook in many courses. Its systematic approach with chapters on materials, walls, roofs, construction and environment offers clear and efficient orientation. Digital fabrication techniques are included as well (complementing traditional production processes)... more...