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  • Advanced Connection Systems for Architectural Glazingby Roham Afghani Khoraskani

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 50.78

    This book presents the findings of a detailed study to explore the behavior of architectural glazing systems during and after an earthquake and to develop design proposals that will mitigate or even eliminate the damage inflicted on these systems. The seismic behavior of common types of architectural glazing systems are investigated and causes of damage... more...

  • Die neue HOAI 2013 mit Synopse 2009 und 2013by Frank Weber; Klaus D. Siemon

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 26.79

    Neben dem aktuellen Verordnungstext und der amtlichen Begründung zur HOAI 2013 enthält dieses Buch eine anschauliche Synopse der HOAI 2009 und der HOAI 2013. Diese Form der tabellarischen Gegenüberstellung von altem und neuem Verordnungstext erleichtert die Arbeit mit der neuen HOAI und verschafft dem Anwender sofort einen guten Überblick über die... more...

  • Englisch für Architekten und Bauingenieure - English for Architects and Civil Engineersby Sharon Heidenreich

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2010; US$ 16.87

    Das Tätigkeitsfeld des Planers im Baugeschehen wird zunehmend international. Dieses Sprachlehrbuch knüpft an das vorhandene Schulenglisch an und bereitet den Leser durch Fachtexte, typische Dialoge und Geschäftsbriefe systematisch auf die Arbeit als Planer im und mit dem englischsprachigen Ausland vor. Das praxisnahe Buch ist in die einzelnen Planungs-... more...

  • Free Form Structural Designby M. Veltkamp

    IOS Press 2007; US$ 65.00

    Irregularly shaped building designs with surfaces curving in two directions ('double curved'), and also known as Free Form, Blob or liquid architecture, have gained renewed interest in the last decade due to the then emerging availability and user-friendliness of computerized design tools in the 1990's. These tools were introduced in the... more...

  • The Idea of Buildingby Steven Groak

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 73.95

    This book is unique in its attempt to explore the many ways we have of thinking about buildings. In particular it raises questions about the kinds of knowledge we have and will need in designing, making and enjoying our buildings. At the very least this book provides an overview of the fragmented construction industry, making it a vital purchase for... more...

  • Integrated Life Cycle Design of Structuresby Asko Sarja

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 188.95

    Traditionally the process of design has concentrated on the construction phase itself, with the primary objective being to optimise efficiency and minimise costs during development and construction. With the move towards a more sustainable development comes the need for this short-term approach to be expanded to encompass the entire service life of... more...

  • The Natural Plaster Bookby Cedar Rose Guelberth; Dan Chiras; Deanne Bednar

    New Society Publishers 2002; US$ 29.99

    An essential resource for natural home builders. more...

  • Plaster, Render, Paint and Coatingsby Alexander Reichel; Anette Hochberg; Christine Köpke

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 62.95

    Plasters, paints and coatings are what define surfaces, create spatial effects and interplay with light. How they are used is decisive for a building s appearance, and they also serve as a protective layer. A new volume in the DETAIL practice series, Plaster, Render, Paint and Coatings presents a survey of impressive proven and innovative... more...

  • Spon's Estimating Cost Guide to Finishingsby Bryan Spain

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 59.99

    Specially written for contractors and small businesses carrying out small works, Spon's Estimating Cost Guide to Finishings contains accurate information on thousands of rates, each broken down to labour, material overheads and profit. This is the first book to include typical project costs for painting and wallpapering, plasterwork, floor and... more...

  • Structural Analysis of Regular Multi-Storey Buildingsby Karoly A. Zalka

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 80.00

    A sound and more modern Eurocode-based approach to design is the global approach, where the structures are considered as whole units, rather than to use traditional element-based design procedures. Although large frameworks and even whole buildings are now routinely analysed using computer packages, structural engineers do not always understand complex... more...