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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • Fundamentals of Building Constructionby Edward Allen; Joseph Iano

    Wiley 2013; US$ 135.00 US$ 121.50

    Note from the publisher: Now in its sixth edition, this bestselling reference focuses on the basic materials and methods used in building construction. Emphasizing common construction systems such as light wood frame, masonry bearing wall, steel frame, and reinforced concrete construction, the new edition includes new information on building materials... more...

  • Fix Itby Scott McGregor

    Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 22.68

    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$ 39.00

    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...

  • The Building of Hong Kongby Anthony Walker; Stephen M. Rowlinson

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1990; US$ 38.00

    Hong Kong is one of the most spectacular cities in the world. It has been built in a very short time. Its builders have achieved remarkable results but their contribution had not been documented. the Hong Kong Construction Association decided to correct his omission and commissioned this book to mark its 70th Anniversary.Consequently, the book concentrates... more...