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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

    Birkhäuser 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

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 32.95

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  • Building with Earthby Gernot Minke

    Birkhäuser 2006; 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...

  • 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...

  • Klimagerecht Bauenby Gerhard Hausladen; Petra Liedl; Michael Saldanha

    Birkhäuser 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...

  • Design-Build Project Deliveryby Sidney M. Levy

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 75.00

    U.S. audience: architects (113,000), construction managers (389,000), engineers (228,000), urban and regional planners (32,000) All federally funded construction projects must be, by law, design-build projects 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...