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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • Glasbau 2014by Bernhard Weller

    Wiley 2014; US$ 17.50

    The design and construction of progressive glass architecture is explained in detail, the design and detailing of load-bearing glass building elements is explained for practical application. The optimisation of futuristic building envelopes is dealt with in the same detail as the energetic refurbishment of listed facades. Not least, the latest results... more...

  • Glass in Buildingby Bernhard Weller; Stefan Unnewehr; Silke Tasche; Kristina Härth

    Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 62.95

    Dieser Band liefert einen kompakten Überblick über den materialgerechten Einsatz des Baustoffs Glas in der Baukonstruktion und vermittelt umfassende Informationen zum Entwerfen mit Glas, zur Herstellung und Anwendung spezieller Glasprodukte sowie zu den baurechtlichen Regelungen, die im Glasbau zu berücksichtigen sind. more...

  • Grundriss der praktischen Regelungstechnikby Dirk Fabian; Christian Spieker; Erwin Samal

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 56.00

    Anders als in mathematisch orientierten Darstellungen stehen die physikalisch-technischen Zusammenhänge und die praktische Regelungstechnik im Vordergrund dieses vollständig überarbeiteten Standardwerkes. Soweit mathematische Hilfsmittel für den Praktiker hilfreich sind, werden sie eingesetzt. Alle wesentlichen Fragen der praktischen - analogen und... more...

  • Insulating Modernismby Kiel Moe

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    What is the best way to achieve sustainable energy savings in buildings? The mainstream construction industry has been saying for decades: it?s insulation. Today there is a growing movement among architects who claim that, by contrast, it isintelligent design thatprovides the best energetic results. This book describes the history, theory... more...

  • Lehmbauby Horst Schroeder

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.99

    Bauen mit Lehm ist wieder ?alltäglich? geworden. Verbunden mit dieser Entwicklung entstand in den letzten Jahren ein enormer Zuwachs an Informationen auf diesem Fachgebiet. Das Buch schafft Transparenz mit einem aktuellen Überblick zur gesamten Thematik. Der Autor berücksichtigt dabei die bauökologischen Aspekte und erläutert detailliert die Zyklusstufen... more...

  • Life Cycle Assessmentby Kathrina Simonen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Life Cycle Assessment addresses the dynamic and dialectic of building and ecology, presenting the key theories and techniques surrounding the use of life cycle assessment data and methods. Architects and construction professionals must assume greater responsibility in helping building owners to understand the implications of making material, manufacturing,... more...

  • Materials Experienceby Elvin Karana; Owain Pedgley; Valentina Rognoli

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 68.95

    There currently exists an abundance of materials selection advice for designers suited to solving technical product requirements. In contrast, a stark gap can be found in current literature that articulates the very real personal, social, cultural and economic connections between materials and the design of the material world. In Materials Experience:... more...

  • Maths for the Building Tradesby Jim Kidd; Ian Bell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Maths for the Building Trades provides students of all ages with an easy-to-understand guide to the fundamental mathematics that is required in their area of study and beyond. It can be used as a learning programme on its own or in conjunction with the textbooks associated with their chosen trade. The book assumes only a minimum level of mathematical... more...

  • Modern Construction Handbookby Andrew Watts

    Birkhäuser 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... more...

  • Multi-Storey Precast Concrete Framed Structuresby Kim S. Elliott; Colin Jolly

    Wiley 2013; US$ 150.00

    Precast reinforced and prestressed concrete frames provide a high strength, stable, durable and robust solution for any multi-storey structure, and are widely regarded as a high quality, economic and architecturally versatile technology for the construction of multi-storey buildings. The resulting buildings satisfy a wide range of commercial and... more...