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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...