Way We Build Now by Andrew Orton
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Way We Build Now
By Andrew Orton

The Way We Build Now

Form, Scale and Technique

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Way We Build Now by Andrew Orton

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This book examines the structural and construction design of buildings. The first part presents an overview of materials and structural forms taking the point of view of the designer, architect and engineer. The second part is an extensive examination of over 70 case studies. They have been carefully selected and tightly structured to present a summary of established modern methods of building construction. It contains copious ready-reference charts of design information, numerous photographs and meticulous axonometric drawings. The book is international in scope. Dual units are used throughout (SI and Imperial) and nearly half the case studies are taken from the USA. Cases are also drawn from Canada, Europe, Africa, Malaysia, Hong Kong as well as 25 from the UK.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780419157809
ISBN-10: 0419157808
Format: Paperback
(280mm x 216mm x 31mm)
Pages: 544
Imprint: Spon Press
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Oct-1987
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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