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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...

  • 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...

  • Schutzbauwerke gegen Wildbachgefahrenby Konrad Bergmeister; Jü Suda; rgen; ; Johannes bl; Florian Rudolf-Miklau

    Wiley 2012; US$ 43.50

    Die Wildbachverbauung umfasst die Gesamtheit aller Maßnahmen, die in oder an einem Wildbach oder in seinem Einzugsgebiet ausgeführt werden, um insbesondere das Bachbett und die angrenzenden Hänge zu sichern, Hochwasser und Feststoffe schadlos abzuführen und die Wirkung von Hochwasserereignissen auf ein zumutbares Ausmaß zu... more...

  • The Building of Hong Kongby Anthony Walker; Stephen M. Rowlinson

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1990; US$ 38.00

    Hong Kong is one of the most spectacular cities in the world. It has been built in a very short time. Its builders have achieved remarkable results but their contribution had not been documented. the Hong Kong Construction Association decided to correct his omission and commissioned this book to mark its 70th Anniversary.Consequently, the book concentrates... more...

  • Time-Saver Standards for Architectural Designby Michael Crosbie; Donald Watson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 165.00

    Since its release in 1946, this has been one of the most widely recognized and respected resources for architects, engineers, and designers, bringing together the knowledge, techniques, and skills of some of the most well-known experts in the field. The new Eighth Edition takes a fresh, visual approach to the information architects need to access... more...

  • Performance-Based Fire Engineering of Structuresby Yong Wang; Ian Burgess; Franti?ek Wald; Martin Gillie

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.95

    Major events?notably the Broadgate fire in London, New York?s World Trade Center collapse, and the Windsor Tower fire in Madrid?as well as the enlightening studies at the Cardington fire research project have given international prominence to performance-based structural fire engineering. As a result, structural fire engineering has increasingly attracted... more...