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A systematic presentation

Watts, Andrew

Modern Construction Handbook


    89,95 € / $109.95 / £82.00*

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    Publication Date:
    May 2016
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    All important aspects of construction in six main chapters All illustrations in neutral 3D drawings Only available in hardcover, paperback edition is out of print

    Aims and Scope

    Modern Construction Handbook has become a modern classic of building construction literature. In the USA, it is used as a reference work for many architectural courses. With the chapters "Material", "Wall", "Roof", "Structure", "Environment" and "Applications" it systematically explores the subject and provides a clear and efficient structure to the reader.For the fourth edition, many of the 3D illustrations have been updated and, likewise, the technical information has been brought up to date. "Applications" showcases current developments, such as those relating tomass customization manufacture of components, and presents material and construction innovations. A compact and systematic handbook filled with information, produced for students and young architects alike.


    29.7 x 21.0 cm
    504 pages
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    Andrew Watts, chartered engineer, founder of Newtecnic, lecturer Cambridge University andUniversity of Westminster

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