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Herrmann, Eva Maria / Krammer, Martin / Sturm, Jörg / Wartzeck, Susanne

Umhüllen und Konstruieren

Wände, Fassade, Dach

[Building Shells and Cumh[onstruction: Foundation, Façade, and Roof]

Ed. by Reichel, Alexander / Schultz, Kerstin

Series:Scale 5

BIRKHÄUSER

    44,95 € / $63.00 / £40.99*

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    Publication Date:
    July 2015
    ISBN
    978-3-0356-0337-8
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    Overview

    • A guide to the complex world of building shells
    • The comprehensive and detailed presentation makes constructive solutions clear and understandable
    • Building Shells and Construction shows the ways that shells can contribute to building efficiency

    Aims and Scope

    The exterior of a building functions as a loadbearing structure and as a protective envelope. It can also be used to express status. But what are the available principles of enveloping? And what are the formal and functional criteria for selecting a facade system?

    The fifth volume of the SCALE series, Enclose | Build, deals with building enclosures: options include different construction methods, materials and surfaces with which a wide variety of design effects can be achieved. The book illustrates how the interaction between loadbearing structure and building envelope – from its base, via the outside wall, to the roof – functions, and what the criteria are for selecting a facade system, which range from solid, single-skin walls to complex facade systems.

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    176 pages
    BIRKHÄUSER
    Language:
    German

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    Editors: Prof. Alexander Reichel, Reichel Architekten BDA, Kassel, Prof. Kerstin Schultz, liquid architekten, Reichelsheim

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