From Concepts to Design 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Malcolm Millais
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Building Structures by Malcolm Millais
Book DescriptionA thorough introduction to building for the non-expert, this book is a one-stop book reference source for knowing everything important about building structures. Readers: * follow the history of structural understanding * grasp all the concepts of structural behaviour via step by step explanations * apply the concepts to a simple building * see how the concepts also apply to real buildings from Durham Cathedral to the Bank of China * use the concepts to define the design process * see how the concepts inform design choices * understand how engineering and architecture have diverged and what effect this has had * learn to do simple but relevant numerical calculations for actual structures * enter the world of structural theory and see how modern techniques are applied. With over 400 pages and over 1000 user-friendly diagrams, this book is a must for anyone who has to or would like to understand the fascinating world of structures.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415336239
(246mm x 174mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Malcolm Millais
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This book explains the background to the emergence of the Modern Movement in architecture, arguing that it was based on completely false premises, and looks at how the architectural 'revolutionaries' gained and kept power.
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Follow the history of structural understanding; grasp all the concepts of structural behaviour via step by step explanations; apply the concepts to a simple building; see how these concepts also apply to real buildings from Durham Cathedral to the Bank of China; and enter the world of structural theory to see how modern techniques are applied.
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