Category Archives: building
Download ebook Australia Burning : Fire Ecology, Policy and Management Issues – David B. Lindenmayer, Stephen Dovers, Geoffrey Cary
A multi-disciplinary exploration of the issues surrounding fire in Australia. Examines key issues that relate to the ecology, prediction and management of fire, urban planning, law, insurance, and community issues.
Save time and money with ready-to-use contracts, forms, and reports. This single CD -with more than 150 of the most frequently used builder forms and contracts–provides all the contracts needed to smoothly run a home building or remodeling business.
This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Introduction to Safety, Introdcution to Materials Handling, Confined Spaces, Work-Zone Safety, Electrical Safety, Working from Elevations, Welding Safety, Steel Erection, Motorized Equipment Safety, Crane Safety, Rigging Practices, and […]
Download ebook Superuse: Constructing New Architecture by Shortcutting Material Flows – Ed Van Hinte, Jan Jongert, Csare Peeren
Cable reels, window frames, washing machines, diapers, crates, carpet tiles, double glazing panels or old buses–you could recycle, discard or even burn all of these things. The other option is to put them to good use: 'superuse.' This is happening everywhere, albeit on a modest scale. Architects apply these materials in their designs. "Superuse" is […]
Every step of construction is covered, from the planning stages to the final finishing touches, including plumbing and electrical systems, walls and floors, porches and decks. "This tome on housebuilding covers all aspects of typical projects. Nash is considered one of the best in the field. In this aptly subtitled volume, Nash guides the reader […]
Download ebook HomeTech Kitchen & Bath Cost Estimator : New Hampshire 2, Manchester & Vicinity – Hometech Publishing
In conjunction with the National Kitchen & Bath Association, HomeTech Publishing has produced the Kitchen & Bath Cost Estimator. This book has the same easy-to-use format as our other cost estimators, with greatly expanded plumbing and cabinet sections covering the newest products and techniques. The plumbing section has over 50 pages, including 7 pages of […]
Download ebook The Great Auditorium, Ocean Grove's Architectural Treasure – Jr Wayne T Bell, Cindy L Bell, Darrell A DuFresne
Built in 1894, the Great Auditorium in Ocean Grove, NJ, stands alone as a distinctive historic structure from the national Camp Meeting movement of the late 1800s. Authors Ted Bell, Cindy Bell and Darrell Dufresne provide a fascinating account of the history and development of this architectural treasure that occupies nearly an acre and is […]
Guidance Note 7: Special Locations provides a comprehensive guide to the various special locations and installations for which additional measurers are required to comply with BS 7671. This updated book not only contains information on the important changes in Amendment 3 but also now incorporates some guidance that was previously in Guidance Note 1. Make […]
Written for architects, engineers, and preservation professionals, this is the only comprehensive book to examine how the International Building Code and the International Existing Building Code (IEBC) can be applied to historic buildings. For ease of use, the book is organized to parallel the IEBC itself. It discusses code history and the reasoning behind specific […]
Readers will find that this book is more than a collection of 156 fire service editorial cartoons. Paul Combs is a gifted artist who uses his talent as a tool to express his passion for making a difference in the fire service, the greatest job in the world.
For the present work two types of rockfill materials viz. riverbed (from seven project sites) and quarried (from three project sites) have been considered. These materials have been modeled to three smaller maximum particle sizes (dmax). Drained triaxial tests have been conducted on these modeled materials at four confining pressures. Breakage factors have been determined […]
The Action Agenda for Historic Preservation in Legacy Cities asserts that new preservation strategies are needed in cities experiencing population loss and disinvestment. The agenda proposes nine action items for preservation in legacy cities as part of a comprehensive and effective approach. The action items are grouped under three themes: shaping a new approach to […]