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  • The Integrative Design Guide to Green Buildingby 7group; Bill Reed; S. Rick Fedrizzi

    Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00

    "The members of 7group and Bill Reed are examples writ large of the kind of leadership that is taking this idea of green building and forming it into reality, by helping change minds, building practice, and design process." —from the Foreword by S. Rick Fedrizzi President, CEO, and Founding Chair, U.S. Green Building Council A whole-building... more...

  • The Graphic Standards Guide to Architectural Finishesby ARCOM; The American Institute of Architects; Elena M. S. Garrison

    Wiley 2003; US$ 150.00

    From ARCOM and The American Institute of Architects A complete visual guide to choosing and using finish materials In this unique guide, the authors of MASTERSPEC and Architectural Graphic Standards join forces to offer architects vital single-source access to the unbiased information they need to evaluate, select, and specify the best finish materials... more...

  • Fire from First Principlesby John Abrahams; Paul Stollard

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 70.00

    The third edition of this well established introduction to building fire safety explains from first principles the basic strategies of fire-safety design available to the building and construction professional. Providing an introduction to the theoretical basis of fire-safety engineering and fire-risk assessment, it will enable the design team to consider... more...

  • Roman Buildingby Jean-Pierre Adam

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 133.95

    A thorough and systematic examination of Roman architecture and building practice, with over 750 illustrations. It places emphasis on the technical aspects of the subject and follows the process of building at each stage. more...

  • Fundamentals of mold growth in indoor environments and strategies for healthy livingby Olaf C.G. Adan; Robert A. Samson

    Springer 2011; US$ 139.00

    Today, indoor mold and moisture, and their associated health effects, are a society-wide problem. The economic consequences of indoor mold and moisture are enormous. Their global dimension has been emphasized in several recent international publications, stressing that the most important means for avoiding adverse health effects is the prevention (or... more...

  • Smart Materials and Technologies in Architectureby Michelle Addington; Daniel Schodek

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 83.95

    Today, architects and designers are beginning to look toward developments in new "smart" or "intelligent" materials and technologies for solutions to long-standing problems in building design. However, these new materials have so far been applied in a diverse but largely idiosyncratic nature, because relatively few architects have access to information... more...

  • Construction Scheduling, Cost Optimization and Managementby Hojjat Adeli; Asim Karim

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 199.95

    Construction Scheduling, Cost Optimization and Management presents a general mathematical formula for the scheduling of construction projects. Using this formula, repetitive and non-repetitive tasks, work continuity considerations, multiple-crew strategies, and the effects of varying job conditions on the performance of a crew can be modelled.L This... more...

  • Metric Handbookby David Adler; David Adler

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 65.95

    Originally devised as a guide for converting from imperial to metric measurements, 'The Metric Handbook' has since been totally transformed into a major international handbook of planning and design data. The second edition has been completely updated, with most chapters being totally rewritten, to meet the needs of the modern designer. The book contains... more...

  • Handbook of Food Process Designby Jasim Ahmed; Mohammad Shafuir Rahman

    Wiley 2012; US$ 540.00

    In the 21st Century, processing food is no longer a simple or straightforward matter. Ongoing advances in manufacturing have placed new demands on the design and methodology of food processes. A highly interdisciplinary science, food process design draws upon the principles of chemical and mechanical engineering, microbiology, chemistry, nutrition... more...

  • Sustainable Facadesby Ajla Aksamija

    Wiley 2013; US$ 85.00

    Practical information on designing sustainable, energy-efficient building facades As energy and other natural resources are being depleted, it has become clear that technologies and strategies that allow us to maintain our satisfaction with interior environments while consuming less of these resources are major objectives of contemporary facade... more...