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  • best of Detail: Glas/Glassby DETAIL

    DETAIL 2014; US$ 69.00

    Best of Detail: Glass combines highlights from DETAIL and DETAILgreen on the topic of 'Glass, Transparency and Translucence'. Starting with fundamental questions, the book offers a theoretical basis, details on many practically implemented projects, and plenty of inspiration and examples of successful structural solutions. more...

  • Stahlbau-Praxis nach Eurocode 3by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerd Wagenknecht

    Beuth 2014; US$ 34.35

    Das Standardwerk "Stahlbau-Praxis nach Eurocode 3" aus der Edition Bauwerk wurde auf der Basis der neuesten Entwicklungen im Stahlbau fachlich und inhaltlich überarbeitet. Im ersten Band werden die Grundlagen erläutert, die für die Tragwerksplanung von Stahltragwerken in Verbindung mit den Nachweisen nach Eurocode 3 notwendig sind. Den Erläuterungen... more...

  • Stahlbau-Praxis nach Eurocode 3by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerd Wagenknecht

    Beuth 2014; US$ 34.35

    Der zweite Band des bewährten Standardwerkes "Stahlbau-Praxis nach Eurocode 3" erläutert die Grundlagen, die für die Nachweise von Verbindungen und Konstruktionsdetails nach Eurocode 3 notwendig sind. Aus dem Inhalt: Schraubenverbindungen // Schweißverbindungen // Anschlüsse des Normalkraftstabes // Rippen und rippenlose Krafteinleitung //... more...

  • Toward Structural Mechanics Through Wooden Bridges in France (1716-1841)by Chiara Tardini

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 54.99

    Early applications of Navier?s beam theory to the rational design of structures are documented in the Annales of the French Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées and refer to the design of three wooden bridges built in France in the 1840's. Revisiting these examples, the book provides documentation on the progressive establishment of the new design approach,... more...

  • Matériaux composites souples en architecture, construction et intérieursby René Motro

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 70.00

    Textile architecture has been captivating humanity for many centuries. In recent years and decades, the emergence of innovative materials has created new opportunities to utilize this fascinating material in the fields of architecture, interior design, and design. Textiles derive their fascination from the special forms these fabric structures... more...

  • Material Strategies in Digital Fabricationby Christopher Beorkrem

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Author Christopher Beorkrem shows how material performance drives the digital fabrication process and determines technique. He has recreated and dissected thirty-six of the most progressive works of architecture of the last few years, with perspectives from the designers so that you can learn from the successes and failures of each project. Including... more...

  • Wonder Woodby Barbara Glasner; Stephan Ott

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 84.95

    The wonderful world of wood more...

  • Cultures of Glass Architectureby Professor Hisham Elkadi

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95

    Drawing on a number of modern and heritage design projects from Europe, the USA, the Middle East and South East Asia, this book examines the role of 'glass architecture' in the economic and social development of regional towns and local places. The book argues that adopting a more 'global' aesthetic can lead to the destruction of a... more...

  • Challenging Glass 3by F. Bos; C. Louter; R. Nijsse

    IOS Press 2012; US$ 245.00

    There are two things everybody knows about glass: it is transparent, and it breaks! These are also the properties that constitute the challenge of glass as an architectural and structural material. This book presents papers from the third Challenging Glass Conference (CGC3), held at the Technical University (TU) Delft, the Netherlands, in June 2012.... more...

  • Architecture for the Poorby Hassan Fathy

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 35.00

    Architecture for the Poor describes Hassan Fathy's plan for building the village of New Gourna, near Luxor, Egypt, without the use of more modern and expensive materials such as steel and concrete. Using mud bricks, the native technique that Fathy learned in Nubia, and such traditional Egyptian architectural designs as enclosed courtyards and vaulted... more...