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The Edifice Complex: How The Rich and Powerful Shape The World

By: Deyan Sudjic

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Penguin Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 248553

ISBN: 1594200688

Condition: Near Fine Condition


From one of the world's premier architecture critics, a groundbreaking dissection of how the colossal egos of the powerful and wealthy determine what actually gets built--of the real reasons why we build. Architecture critics most often write about buildings as a form of art, promulgating an "auteur theory" of architecture that focuses on the dazzling brilliance of the big names, such as Rem Koolhaas and Frank Gehry, and underplaying the role of the wealthy and p... View more info

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Newnes Building Services Pocket Book

By: J. KNight & P Jones

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Newnes: 1995

Seller ID: 248554

ISBN: 0750621486

Condition: Near Fine Condition


The text guides readers in their choice of system by giving the principal characteristics of different types of HVAC systems. It also shows the inexperienced engineer how to produce initial theoretical designs and how to convert them into full working designs. The book takes into account the need to rationalize certain aspects of detail design to facilitate modular construction, prefabrication, cleaning, maintainance and saving time. 382 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shi... View more info

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Mitchell's Structure and Fabric Part 2 [7th Edition] [Mitchell's Building Series]

By: Jack Stroud Foster; Raymond Harington and Roger Greeno

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Pearson / Prentice Hall: 2007

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 247397

ISBN: 0131970968

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Structure and Fabric Part 2 consolidates and develops the construction principles introduced in Part 1. With generous use of illustrations this book provides a thorough treatment of the techniques used in the construction of various types of building. This new edition has been thoroughly reviewed and updated with reference to recent changes in building regulations, national and European standards and related research papers. The comprehensive presentation provides guidan... View more info

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The Penguin Dictionary of Building

By: James H. Maclean and John S. Scott

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin: 1995

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 247496

ISBN: 014051239X

Condition: Very Good Condition


Do you need to know your lime putty from your lime plaster? Want to improve your flatness tolerance? Stuck with an incomprehensible DIY manual? The Penguin Dictionary of Building is your answer. Ably steering you through the confusing maze of jargon and technical terms, this ever-popular text has sold over 150,000 copies and is invaluable for anyone interested in construction: students, professional architects, bricklayers, carpenters, glaziers, plasterers, plumbers or D... View more info

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Time-Saver Standards: Site Construction Details Manual [350 Ready-To-Use Details]

By: Nicholas T. Dines, Kyle D. Brown

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw Hill Publishing: 1999

Seller ID: 247721

ISBN: 0070170398

Condition: Fine Condition


Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. This efficiency-boosting resource gives you fast access to 350 of the most commonly used site construction details Details for curbs, steps, lighting fixtures, walls, and much more are ready to be copied from the convenient spiral-bound, lie-flat format. In addition, this manual offers... View more info

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Building Surveys

By: Peter Glover

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Butterworth-Heinemann: 2001

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 248552

ISBN: 0750653019

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Since 1983 'Building Surveys' has been a favourite source of reference for architecture, building and surveying. The book's emphasis on the practical knowledge, techniques and equipment required to inspect and report accurately make it invaluable for both professionals and students. Peter Glover has fully updated his book and added extra material for this 4th Edition including a new chapter on the increasingly important role of the surveyor as expert witness. The Governm... View more info

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Termites and Borers: A Homeowner's Guide to Detection and Control

By: Phillip Hadlington & Christine Marsden

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Australia, UNSW Press: 2002

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 248057

ISBN: 0868406007

Condition: Very Good Condition


Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian; Building. ISBN: 0868406007. ISBN/EAN: 9780868406008. Inventory No: 248057. Paperback View more info

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How Buildings Learn: What Happens After They're Built

By: Stewart Brand

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Phoenix Illustrated: 1997

Seller ID: 248559

ISBN: 0753800500

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Stewart Brand puts forward the radical proposal adapt best when constantly refined and reshaped by their occupants, and that architects can mature from being artists of time. 243 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Building; Architecture; Architecture. ISBN: 0753800500. ISBN/EAN: 9780753800508. Inventory No: 248559. Paperback View more info