Daily Archives: January 25, 2016
The main object of this book is to highlight the important problems in building maintenance technology (broadly defined as the application of scientific principles to the care and preservation of building assets), suggest how they may be overcome with special reference to tropical climates, and encourage a greater participation of professionals in building maintenance work. […]
Download ebook A Guide to the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health in Design and Construction – Construction Industry Research & Information AssociationRead More
This bestselling book has been fully revised and updated to include valuable new case studies and examples which help to demonstrate the common problems found in older buildings. It features many additional photographs illustrating the decay mechanims and individual issues associated with damp, timber decay, masonry defects, roofing problems and many other aspects. The book […]
The core of all successful organizations is the effectiveness with which people work together. Individuals have differing characteristics and personalities, and the manner in which they interact is the key to meeting organizational objectives. This is the case for all organizations, but particularly so in construction, which is distinctly different from other industries. Construction is […]
Zac Unger didn t feel like much of a fireman at first. Most of his fellow recruits seemed to have planned for the job all their lives; he was an Ivy League grad responding to an ad at a bus stop. He couldn t keep his boots shined, and he looked terrible in his uniform. […]
Since its publication in 1982 Sir Bernard Feilden's Conservation of Historic Buildings has become the standard text for architects and others involved in the conservation of historic structures. Leading practitioners around the world have praised the book as being the most significant single volume on the subject to be published. This third edition revises and […]
Download ebook Building Codes Illustrated for Healthcare Facilities : A Guide to Understanding the 2006 International Building Code for Healthcare Facilities – PE FAIA Steven R. Winkel, David S. Collins, Steven P. Juroszek, Francis D. K. Ching
Now more than ever, architects need an interpretive guide to understand how the building code affects the early design of specific projects. This easy-to-use, illustrative guide is part of a new series covering building codes based on the International Building Code for 2006. This book presents the complex code issues inherent to healthcare facility design […]
Download ebook Urban Resilience for Emergency Response and Recovery: Fundamental Concepts and Applications 2016 – Gian Paolo Cimellaro
This book introduces the concepts of Resilience-Based Design (RBD) as an extension of Performance-Based Design. It provides readers with a range of cutting-edge methodologies for evaluating resilience and clarifies the difference between resilience, vulnerability and sustainability. Initially, the book focuses on describing the different types of uncertainty that arise in the context of resilience evaluation. […]
Advanced High Strength Natural Fibre Composites in Construction provides the basic framework and knowledge required for the efficient and sustainable use of natural fiber composites as a structural and building material, along with information on the ongoing efforts to improve the efficiency of use and competitiveness of these composites. Areas of particular interest include understanding […]
Download ebook Energy Performance Contracts Handbook: Transform Your Estate : How to Achieve Financial Savings & Improve Quality of Service – Viktar ZaitsauRead More
This new handbook fills the need for in-depth coverage of concrete construction engineering and technology. It features discussions on what design engineers and contractors need to know about concrete materials and systems – one of the most versatile materials available.
Aktueller Uberblick uber alle Aspekte des kontrollierten Ruckbaus – praxisorientiert und mit zahlreichen Fallbeispielen veranschaulicht."