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Details in building design and construction, Including walls, roofs

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  • Das Holz und seine Verbindungenby Klaus Zwerger

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 74.00

    Building with wood as an ecologically viable material is a tradition with a long history. The timber architecture which has ensued over the past centuries reveals to the modern observer the depth of knowledge which has enabled both Eastern und Western cultures to use this wonderful material in such a creative way. In the most typical... more...

  • Bauteile und Verbindungenby Maarten Meijs; Ulrich Knaack

    Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 49.00

    Every building is composed of parts, or components, that may be organized in various ways. For example, there are different ways to configure walls so that they perform their primary functions – bearing, dividing, and sheltering – in an optimal manner. This book presents the most common load-bearing systems, such as plate, massive, and... more...

  • Good Fencesby William Hubbell

    Down East Books 2006; US$ 28.99

    For this stunning new volume, photographer William Hubbell has turned his lens toward New England's ubiquitous stone walls. Beginning with the basic geology of the region and why New England has so many darned rocks, he presents a chronological overview of the varying styles and methods of wall building, and includes conversations with six contemporary... more...

  • Illustrated Guide to Door Hardware: Design, Specification, Selectionby Scott Tobias

    Wiley 2015; US$ 99.00 US$ 89.10

    Your one-stop, comprehensive guide to commercial doors and door hardware—from the brand you trust Illustrated Guide to Door Hardware: Design, Specification, Selection is the only book of its kind to compile all the relevant information regarding design, specifications, crafting, and reviewing shop drawings for door openings in one easy-to-access... more...

  • Roof watchingby Edmund W. Jupp

    Intellect Books Ltd 2003; US$ 12.00

    The aim of the Watching series is to draw attention to some of the very interesting items around us, things that perhaps we don't notice as much as we might. The first was Bridge Watching, and when this was put ''on the Net'' it produced, to the surprise of the author, such a pleasant flood of e-mail that another was written, called Water Watching.... more...

  • Enclosure Masonry Wall Systems Worldwideby S. Pompeu Santos

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 125.95

    Enclosure walls have a key role in building construction, providing structural safety and protecting interiors from intrusion. The concept of an enclosure wall is a traditional one, common to the building history of many countries. There is a tremendous variety in types of enclosure walls, depending on such variables as climate and local technologies.... more...

  • The Future Envelope 1by U. Knaack; T. Klein

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 49.00

    Façades convey the image of new architecture. Today the planning of this very complex building component requires a collaboration of many specialists. A multitude of possibilities are being projected into the building envelope. Design, visionary construction, new materials, the desire to achieve optimum energy performance or even energy generation... more...

  • Innovation in Small Professional Practices in the Built Environmentby Shu-Ling Lu; Martin Sexton

    Wiley 2009; US$ 165.00 US$ 148.50

    From the book’s Foreword by Trevor Mole, Managing Director, Property Tectonics; President of the European Association of Building Surveyors and Construction Experts: ‘ Shu-Ling and Martin have built on their research work and that of others to produce an understandable and readable insight into innovation in small professional service... more...

  • Le travail du chaume dans la région du Lac St-Pierreby Claudine Leleux

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1988; US$ 4.50

    La présente documentation sur l’utilisation des végétaux comme matériaux de toiture en Nouvelle-France (XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles) provient du fichier ethnographique du Centre documentaire en civilisation traditionnelle de l’Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. more...

  • The Future Envelope 3by T. Klein; U. Knaack

    IOS Press 2010; US$ 65.00

    For "The Making Of" - the book title's association to film making - the director must have broad knowledge of the technical aspects of producing a film. If a designer/architect aims to reach beyond the basic standard and wants to have full control over the outcome of his work, he or she also needs to cover all the different aspects of... more...