Modern Construction: Handbook

  • ISBN 13:


  • ISBN 10:


  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/01/2009
  • Publisher: Lakewood Art & Architecture

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The Modern Construction Handbook has become a building construction classic. Its systematic approach with chapters on materials, walls, roofs, construction and environment offers clear and efficient orientation.The second edition underwent a considerable expansion and has been thoroughly updated:Digital fabrication techniques are included and presented in an instructional book for the first time, in addition to traditional production processes- Constructive building principles are shown with new, color 3D drawings and illustrated with photos of built examples of the work of renown architects- More and densely packed information provided by 3D drawings of the individual components and structures- Glossary following every chapter containing explanations of terminology and related information- Environmental aspects and properties of the different materials- New design and rendering methods such as parametrical design, CAD/CAM and 3D Modeler are explained, shown and integrated in the respective chapters.

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