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Steel design:a new approach

Meyer Boake, Terri

Understanding Steel Design

An Architectural Design Manual

With drawings from Hui, Vincent

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    74,95 € / $107.00 / £67.99*

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    Publication Date:
    March 2013
    Copyright year:
    2012
    ISBN
    978-3-0346-1048-3
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    Overview

    • Construction solutions from hundreds of steel buildings
    • Materials and construction methods, supporting structures and shells, building elements and connections, and many more issues covered
    • With elaborate schematic drawings

    Aims and Scope

    Understanding Steel Design is based on an overall approach to understand how to design and build with steel from the perspective of its architectural applications. Steel is a material whose qualities have enormous potential for the creation of dynamic architecture. In an innovative approach to the reality of working with steel, the book takes a new look both at the state of tried-and-tested techniques and at emerging projects. Hundreds of steel structures have been observed, analyzed and appraised for this book. In-depth construction photographs by the author are complemented by technical illustrations created to look more closely at systems and details. Drawings supplied by fabricators allow greater insight into a method of working with current digital drawing tools.

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    248 pages
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    English
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    Terri Meyer Boake, Univ. of Waterloo School of Architecture,Canada

    Vincent Hui, Ryerson Univ., Dept. of Architectural Science, Toronto

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