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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • 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...

  • Elemente und Systemeby Gerald Staib; Andreas Dörrhöfer; Markus Rosenthal

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 99.00

    der Band zeigt fundiert und übersichtlich die verschiedenen Arten vorgefertigter Bauteile auf ? von Halbfabrikaten über das Bauen mit Komponenten, offenen und geschlossenen Systemen, Skelett- und Paneelbauweisen bis zu Raumzellenkonstruktionen inklusive neuer Technologien. more...

  • Vorsicht, Baustelle!by Gerhard Matzig

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 32.95

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  • Klimagerecht Bauenby Gerhard Hausladen; Petra Liedl; Michael Saldanha

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 76.95

    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 conception and... 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...

  • Explosion-Resistant Buildingsby M.Y.H. Bangash

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 379.00

    Highlights various aspects of the analysis and design of buildings subject to impact, explosion, and fire. This reference book includes three-dimensional finite element and discrete element techniques. They are applied to buildings such as the World Trade Center Towers and the Federal Building in Oklahoma. 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...

  • Cardboard in Architectureby M. Eekhout; F. Verheijen; R. Visser

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 49.00

    The Department of Building Technology at the Faculty of Architecture at TU Delft is studying and developing cardboard as a potential building material on a broad, systematic and, where possible, comprehensive basis. The guiding research question is: ?How can cardboard be used in both architectural and structural terms as a fully fledged building material,... more...

  • Designing Steel Structures for Fire Safetyby Jean Marc Franssen; Venkatesh Kodur; Raul Zaharia

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 129.95

    Structural design in fire conditions is conceptually similar to structural design in normal temperature conditions, but often more difficult because of internal forces induced by thermal expansion, strength reduction due to elevated temperatures, and numerous other factors. In recent years there has been a growing interest in the development... more...