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Facades: principles of construction

Facades: principles of construction
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10020179 Access this eBook online Ebook for Urban Planning   GUtech Library . . Available .  
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ISBN 9783764382810
Language eng
Title Facades : principles of construction / Ulrich Knaack ... [et al.].
Publisher Basel : Birkhauser , c2007.
Description 135 p. : : ill.
Contents Includes bibliographical references (p. 133) and index.0
1. Introduction -- 2. From wall to fa?ade : Solid wall construction ; Warm fa?ade, cold fa?ade ; Openings in solid wall construction ; Walls with skeletal structure ; Resolution of the wall into loadbearing structure and fa?ade ; Double fa?ades -- 3. Principles of construction : Areas of construction ; Openings in fa?ade constructions ; Assembly -- 4. Detailing and tolerance : Building grid and positioning of components ; Combination of functions ; Detailing principles ; Layering of details ; Examples of detail development ; Tolerances -- 5. Climate and energy : Fa?ade as interface to the exterior ; User comfort ; Regulating the comfort level with the fa?ade ; Sun and glare protection ; Light-directing systems -- 6. Adaptive fa?ades : Sun ; Light ; Heat ; Greenhouse effect ; History of adaptive fa?ades ; Collector fa?ade ; Double fa?ade ; Alternating fa?ade ; Integrated fa?ade -- 7. Case studies : Unit system fa?ade : Debitel Headquarters, Stuttgart ; Solid concrete fa?ade : Zollverein School of Management and Design, Essen ; Free-form metal fa?ade: Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ; Timber-frame structure with multiple cladding: Hageneiland Housing, Ypenburg -- 8. A look into the future : The forces driving new developments ; Materials and technology ; Production and assembly ; Evaluation strategies ; The integrated envelope. Electronic repr
Subject Electronic book
Building structures
Building constructions
Building technologies
Other Author Knaack, Ulrich.
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