Introduction to Natural and Man-Made Disasters and Their Effects on Buildings

By: Roxanna McDonald

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This is a comprehensive guide to all types of natural and man made disasters and their effect on buildings. It gives overall guidance and a basic technical understanding of prevention, mitigation and management of disaster, and outlines a checklist of preventive design elements for each situation. Every category is illustrated with a case study which pin points the essential information that is crucial to architects and engineers in designing buildings with disaster prevention in mind. The aim of the book is to give a clear understanding of the nature of events and problems, and to enable readers to respond with knowledge to the unique demands placed on their designs. A special emphasis is also placed on re-building as an opportunity to start again. For the specialists this is a process of constant learning and improving techniques in the light of events past. 240 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Architecture; Architecture; ISBN: 0750656700. ISBN/EAN: 9780750656702. Inventory No: 247554. Paperback

Title: Introduction to Natural and Man-Made Disasters and Their Effects on Buildings

Author Name: Roxanna McDonald

Categories: Architecture,

Publisher: Great Britain, Architectural Press: 2003

ISBN Number: 0750656700

ISBN Number 13: 9780750656702

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good Condition

Seller ID: 247554

Keywords: BZDB43 Architecture; Architecture; Introduction to Natural and ManMade Disasters and Their Effects on Buildings Roxanna McDonald Paperback,