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  • 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...

  • Enclosure Masonry Wall Systems Worldwideby S. Pompeu Santos

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 125.95

    Enclosure walls have a key role in building construction, providing structural safety and protecting interiors from intrusion. The concept of an enclosure wall is a traditional one, common to the building history of many countries. There is a tremendous variety in types of enclosure walls, depending on such variables as climate and local technologies.... more...

  • Newnes Building Services Pocket Bookby Andrew Prentice; John Knight; W.P. Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 40.00

    Newnes Building Services Pocket Book is a unique compendium of essential data, techniques and procedures, best practice, and underpinning knowledge. This makes it an essential tool for engineers involved in the design and day-to-day running of mechanical services in buildings, and a valuable reference for managers, students and engineers in related... more...

  • Plumbingby Steve Muscroft

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 43.95

    Students setting out for a career in plumbing need a clear, concise and comprehensive textbook to help them study for their Technical Certificate and Level 2 NVQ ? and this book meets all those needs. Steve Muscroft expertly guides you through each of the key areas and processes in plumbing, from the basics through cold and hot water systems to health... more...

  • Sustainable Developmentby Mohammed Dulaimi

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    This ECAM e-book publishes seven selected papers from The Joint Conference on Construction, Culture, Innovation and Management held in Dubai from 26 to 29 November. The overwhelming theme of this issue is culture and the cultural issues affecting construction management which is reinforced by the international group of authors contributing to the issue.... more...

  • The Design Quality Manualby Martin Cook

    Wiley 2008; US$ 145.00 US$ 125.67

    Everyone involved in a building project wants to achieve a better building but design quality means different things to clients, users, architects, cost consultants and contractors. Negotiating design priorities is an important part of the development process. 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...

  • The Future Envelope 1by U. Knaack; T. Klein

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 49.00

    Fašades convey the image of new architecture. Today the planning of this very complex building component requires a collaboration of many specialists. A multitude of possibilities are being projected into the building envelope. Design, visionary construction, new materials, the desire to achieve optimum energy performance or even energy generation... more...

  • Green Constructionby Prof. Charles Egbu

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    This ebook encompasses a diverse yet interrelated range of themes within Green Construction. It presents research associated with strategies and tools designed to provide energy efficient solutions; performance assessment of processes and technologies, and the consideration of social issues associated with motivating and improving awareness to embrace... more...

  • Construction Contract Administrationby Charles S. Phillips

    SME 1999; US$ 69.00

    Students, contractors, foremen, superintendents and managers, project managers and engineers, site and contract administrators and managers, owner?s representatives, and others associated with the industry will find this book current and useful. It is designed to serve as a guide and general reference for the subjects that must be considered in the... more...