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  • Rock Fences of the Bluegrassby Carolyn Murray-Wooley; Karl Raitz

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 39.95

    Gray rock fences built of ancient limestone are hallmarks of Kentucky's Bluegrass landscape. Why did Kentucky farmers turn to rock as fence-building material when most had earlier used hardwood rails? Who were the masons responsible for Kentucky's lovely rock fences and what are the different rock forms used in this region? In this generously illustrated... more...

  • Construction Project Managementby S. Keoki Sears; Glenn A. Sears; Richard H. Clough; Jerald L. Rounds; Robert O. Segner

    Wiley 2015; US$ 125.00

    A thoroughly updated edition of the classic guide to project management of construction projects For more than thirty years, Construction Project Management has been considered the preeminent guide to all aspects of the construction project management process, including the Critical Path Method (CPM) of project scheduling, and much more. Now in... more...

  • Landscape Site Grading Principlesby Bruce G. Sharky

    Wiley 2014; US$ 85.00

    A complete guide to site grading for designers and other visual learners Grading With Design in Mind: Landscape Site Grading Principles is a comprehensive guide to grading, written specifically from the design perspective. Heavily illustrated and non-technical, this book meets the needs of designers and visual learners by presenting the principles... more...

  • 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 Prefab Bathroomby Deborah Schneiderman; Bishakh Kumar Som

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 17.99

    This graphic novel-style architectural history examines the significance of the prefab bathroom in the history of prefabricated technologies in the built environment. The cultural aspects of ritual and sanitary necessities of hygiene have added to complexities in bathroom design, and driven development of alternative construction methods, specifically... more...

  • How and Whyby Matte Resist

    Microcosm Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    “I dream of a better world,? writes zinester andHow and Why author Matte Resist in the intro to his new book. He continues, “To me DIY culture is about grabbing a little piece of that dream.? What follows over the course of the next 176 pages is Matte doing what all dreamers must do—waking up from his dream, opening his eyes, and confronting what... more...

  • Sustainability in Architecture and Urban Designby Carl Bovill

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Sustainability in Architecture and Urban Design will help you understand the nature of the sustainability problem and show you how to implement your design for a sustainable future. Organized in six parts, the problem, the environment, the residential scale, the commercial scale, the urban scale, and energy sources, the book presents essential information... 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...