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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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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...

  • Vorsicht, Baustelle!by Gerhard Matzig

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 32.95

    Pointiert kritisch: Die gesammelten Texte des Architekturjournalisten Gerhard Matzig 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... more...

  • Klimagerecht Bauenby Gerhard Hausladen; Petra Liedl; Michael Saldanha

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 42.00

    Climate-conscious design throughout the world 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 requirements.... more...

  • Moving a House with Preservation in Mindby Peter Paravalos

    AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 35.99

    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...

  • Kostenfalle Hausbauby Hubertus Kuhlmey; Wolf Thieme

    Eberhard Blottner Verlag 2011; US$ 20.54

    Der ungleiche Kampf Bauherr gegen Baufirma beginnt schon vor der Bauphase. Dank ihrer Erfahrung sind Bauunternehmen und Handwerker auf diese Situation bestens vorbereitet: sie haben auf jede Frage oder Kritik eine meist unverbindliche Antwort und für jeden Mangel eine Ausrede. Pfusch am Bau, nicht rechtzeitig erkannt, kann teuer werden! Kostenfallen,... more...

  • Data-Driven Design and Constructionby Randy Deutsch

    Wiley 2015; US$ 75.00

    “In this comprehensive book, Professor Randy Deutsch has unlocked and laid bare the twenty-first century codice nascosto of architecture. It is data. Big data. Data as driver. . .This book offers us the chance to become informed and knowledgeable pursuers of data and the opportunities it offers to making architecture a wonderful, useful, and... 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...