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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • Landscape and Building Design for Bushfire Areasby Caird Ramsay; Lisle Rudolph

    CSIRO Publishing 2003; US$ 35.95

    A practical guide that will assist in actively planning for prevention of property loss in bushfires. more...

  • Advanced Concrete Technology Setby John Newman; B S Choo

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 480.00

    Based on the Institute of Concrete Technology's advanced course, this new four volume series is a comprehensive educational and reference resource for the concrete materials technologist. An expert international team of authors from research, academia and industry has been brought together to produce this unique reference source. Each volume deals... more...

  • Fix Itby Scott McGregor

    Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 12.71

    A handy, comprehensive guide to all those little repair jobs around the home by well-known media handyman Scott McGregor. more...

  • Constructionby Ferguson

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 26.34

    Each career article includes: - What they do--describes typical responsibilities, working conditions, and more - Education and training--explains how to prepare for a career and whether or not apprenticeships, internships, and degree or licensing requirements are necessary - Earnings--offers general information on average salary ranges and fringe benefits... more...

  • Standards of Practice in Construction Specifyingby Dennis J. Hall; Nina M. Giglio

    Wiley 2013; US$ 25.00 US$ 22.50

    Construction Specifications provide critical information necessary to convey the design intent of the Architect and the legally enforceable contract requirements.  Many factors must be considered by the Architect in the development of written construction documents, including project delivery method, project ownership, sustainability, and code... more...

  • Moving a House with Preservation in Mindby Peter Paravalos

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 40.50

    Moving a House with Preservation in Mind provides step-by-step instructions on the process of moving a historic building, from the initial decision-making to the actual move. With detailed information on moving techniques, choosing a contractor, obtaining permits, finding a site, budgeting the move, and obtaining funds, Paravalos's guide will assist... more...

  • Data-Driven Design and Constructionby Randy Deutsch

    Wiley 2015; US$ 75.00 US$ 67.50

    “In this comprehensive book, Professor Randy Deutsch has unlocked and laid bare the twenty-first century codice nascosto of architecture. It is data. Big data. Data as driver. . .This book offers us the chance to become informed and knowledgeable pursuers of data and the opportunities it offers to making architecture a wonderful, useful, and... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Schutzbauwerke gegen Wildbachgefahrenby Konrad Bergmeister; Jürgen Suda; Johannes Hübl; Florian Rudolf-Miklau

    Wiley 2012; US$ 43.50 US$ 39.15

    Die Wildbachverbauung umfasst die Gesamtheit aller Ma�nahmen, die in oder an einem Wildbach oder in seinem Einzugsgebiet ausgef�hrt werden, um insbesondere das Bachbett und die angrenzenden H�nge zu sichern, Hochwasser und Feststoffe schadlos abzuf�hren und die Wirkung von Hochwasserereignissen auf ein zumutbares Ausma� zu senken. Dazu geh�ren... more...