Electronic Books

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Advanced Materials in Smart Building Skins for Sustainability: From Nano to Macroscale / Julian Wang, Donglu Shi, Yehao Song

Demonstrates the importance of smart and dynamic building skins in in sustainable buildings Provides the scientific basis ...

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Advances in the toxicity of construction and building materials / Fernando Pacheco-Torgal, Joseph O. Falkinham, Jerzy Galaj

Presents the potential and toxic effects of building materials on human health, along with tactics on how to minimize exposure. ...

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Architectural Graphic Standards / Keith E. Hedges

Completely new material on resiliency in buildings A versatile treatment written for the design studio setting and aligned ...

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Architecture and Modelbuilding: Concepts, Methods, Materials / Alexander Schilling

Provides in-depth information Numerous practical tips, clear explanations, concrete examples Aims and Scope Architectural ...

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Bio-based Building Skin

This book provides a compendium of material properties, demonstrates several successful examples of bio-based materials’ ...

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Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2018 International Building Code, 6th Edition / Francis D. K. Ching, Steven R. Winkel

Provides brand new chapters on plumbing fixture counts, elevators, special construction, and existing buildings while updating ...

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Building from Tradition: Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture / Elizabeth Golden

Examines the recent resurgence of interest in the handmade building and the use of local and renewable materials in contemporary ...

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Building from waste : recovered materials in architecture and construction / Dirk E. Hebel, Felix Heisel, Marta H. Wisniewska

"Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Recover" is the sustainable guideline that has replaced the "Take, Make, Waste" attitude ...

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Buildings for Education A Multidisciplinary Overview of The Design of School Buildings

This book presents theoretical and practical research relating to the vast, publicly financed program for the construction ...

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Case Studies in Building Rehabilitation / J.M.P.Q. Delgado

Presents recent research and practical insights relating to building pathology. As such it contributes toward the systematization ...

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Civil Engineering Materials : From Theory to Practice ; 1st Edition / Qiang Yuan; Zanqun Liu; Keren Zheng; Cong Ma

Presents the state-of-the-art in civil engineering materials, including the fundamental theory of materials needed for civil ...

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Constructing Architecture

This internationally prizewinning volume now appears in its second, revised and expanded edition. Since the first edition ...

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Construction Materials, Methods, and Techniques: Building for a Sustainable Future / Eva Kultermann, William P. Spence

Covers both traditional and contemporary materials, current industry standards and new and emerging technologies. The only ...

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Construction materials, methods and techniques : building for a sustainable future / Eva Kultermann, William P. Spence

Explores the most up-to-date green and sustainable methods for residential and commercial building construction as well as ...

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Designers' Guide to EN1991-1-2, EN1992-1-2, EN1993-1-2 and EN1994-1-2: Handbook for the Fire Design of Steel, Composite and Concrete Structures to the Eurocodes

The nature of the loading must first be understood before applying the structural engineering principles set out in the Eurocodes. ...

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Digital Technologies in Construction Engineering : Selected Papers / Sergey Vasil'yevich Klyuev

Includes the latest advances, innovations, and applications in the field of construction engineering, as presented by researchers ...

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Drying and Wetting of Building Materials and Components / J.M.P.Q. Delgado

Discusses important topics of heat and mass transfer in particulate materials Includes a set of new developments in the science ...

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Ecological and Health Effects of Building Materials / Junaid Ahmad Malik, Shriram Marathe

Deals with the present adverse effects of using precarious building materials on the ecology and human health. Also, the ...

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Fire Safety for Very Tall Buildings : Engineering Guide / International Code Council

Provides information on special topics that affect the fire safety performance of very tall buildings, their occupants and ...

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Fundamentals of building construction: materials and methods

Building Construction has been the go-to reference for thousands of professionals and students of architecture, engineering, ...

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