Australasia's Biggest Online Store

Shop over 1.5 Million Toys in our Huge New Range

Fundamentals of Building Construction
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

1 Making Buildings 3 2 Foundations 19 3 Wood 73 4 Heavy Timber Frame Construction 117 Heavy Timber (Mill) Construction 122 5 Wood Light Frame Construction 143 6 Exterior Finishes for Wood Light 7 Interior Finishes for Wood Light 8 Brick Masonry 267 9 Stone and Concrete Masonry 303 10 Masonry Loadbearing Wall 11 Steel Frame Construction 367 12 Light Gauge Steel Frame Construction 443 13 Concrete Construction 467 14 Sitecast Concrete Framing Systems 503 15 Precast Concrete Framing Systems 559 16 Roofing 597 17 Glass and Glazing 643 18 Windows and Doors 679 19 Designing Cladding Systems 713 20 Cladding with Masonry and Concrete 733 21 Cladding with Metal and Glass 763 Aluminum Extrusions 764 22 Selecting Interior Finishes 791 23 Interior Walls and Partitions 803 24 Finish Ceilings and Floors 841 Appendix 870 Glossary 873 Index 895

About the Author

EDWARD ALLEN has taught for more than thirty years as a faculty member at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Yale University, and as an invited guest at institutions in the U.S., South America, Europe, and Asia. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. He has designed more than fifty constructed buildings and is the bestselling author of The Architect's Studio Companion, Architectural Detailing, Fundamentals of Residential Construction, and Shaping Structures: Statics, all published by Wiley. JOSEPH IANO has been Edward Allen's illustrator, collaborator, and coauthor for more than twenty years. He is a registered architect whose experience includes professional practice, teaching design and technology in numerous schools of architecture, and work in the construction trades. Currently he heads a Seattle firm that provides technical consulting to architects and others in the design and construction industry.

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
People also searched for
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods with Interactive Resource Center Access Card, 6th Edition Binder Ready Version on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond.com, Inc.
Back to top