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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

  • Construction Materials and Structuresby S.O. Ekolu; M. Dundu; X. Gao

    IOS Press 2014; US$ 326.00

    The two volumes of these Proceedings contain about 200 conference papers and 10 keynote papers presented at the First International Conference on Construction Materials and Structures, held in Johannesburg, South Africa from 24 to 26 November 2014. It includes sections on Materials and characterization; Durability of construction materials; Structural... more...

  • The Hempcrete Bookby William Stanwix; Alex Sparrow

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2014; US$ 39.99

    Hempcrete is a building material with excellent properties. It?s made from lime and hemp shivs (a waste product from hemp fiber growing); it can be used for walls, floors, and for roof insulation; it?s breathable, absorbing and emitting moisture to regulate internal humidity and avoid trapped moisture and mold growth; it provides excellent acoustic... more...

  • Versatzmarken im antiken griechischen Bauwesenby Ulf Weber

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 119.53

    Die antiken Griechen errichteten viele bis heute faszinierende Bauwerke wie den Parthenon auf der Athener Akropolis. Sie verfügten über ein hoch entwickeltes Bauwesen, das unter anderem auf der Verwendung von sogenannten Versatzmarken beruhte. Diese Marken bestanden meist aus griechischen Buchstaben, die zur Nummerierung zusammengehöriger Bauteile... more...

  • Neue Holzbautechnologienby Simone Jeska; Khaled Saleh Pascha; Rainer Hascher

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    Das ?alte? Material Holz wird seit Anbeginn der Menschheit zum Bauen von Behausungen unterschiedlicher Art verwendet. Das Buch dokumentiert diese Weiterentwicklungen, insbesondere die ingenieurmäßigen Verbindungstechniken, die Einführung der digitalen Produktionstechniken sowie die innovativen Materialentwicklungen dieses Werkstoffes.... more...

  • Emergent Timber Technologiesby Simone Jeska; Khaled Saleh Pascha; Rainer Hascher

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    The ?old? material of wood has been used to construct dwellings of different types since the dawn of mankind. This book documentsthe various recentdevelopments in timber technologies, in particular the engineering bonding techniques, the introduction of digital production techniques, and the innovative material developments of this material.... more...

  • The Power of Design-Buildby Sherif Hashem

    Business Expert Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    Design-build is a powerful project delivery approach. But how to actuate such power and deliver the design-build promise? This is what this book is all about. It provides the reader with cutting-edge knowledge, know-how, techniques, trade secrets, and best practices to deliver design-build projects in a safe and controlled manner. It covers the entire... 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 and facts... more...

  • Concrete Solutions 2014by Michael Grantham; P A Muhammed Basheer; Bryan Magee; Marios Soutsos

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 299.00

    The Concrete Solutions series of International Conferences on Concrete Repair began in 2003 with a conference held in St. Malo, France in association with INSA Rennes. Subsequent conferences have seen us partnering with the University of Padua in 2009 and with TU Dresden in 2011. This conference is being held for the first time in the UK, in association... more...

  • Sustainability & Scarcityby Peter Ozolins

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Sustainability & Scarcity addresses a gap in the literature on green building recognized by many in the fields of international development, architecture, construction, housing and sustainability. Rather than being based on the experiences of more economically-developed countries, this book describes the nature of green building in the developing... more...

  • Principles of Constructionby Roger Greeno

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 84.95

    Principles of Construction is an illustrated guide to the processes involved in a building programme, from inception stage through to completion. This second edition has been updated in accordance with current Building Regulation, with the emphasis remaining on safety and the correct use of materials. Following a logical procession of concepts and... more...