Fenêtres en travaux neufs : Aluminium, bois, PVC

La fenêtre participe de façon conséquente à la réduction des consommations d'énergie dans le bâtiment, non seulement par le niveau inégalé d'isolation thermique que les produits actuels peuvent atteindre mais également par leur capacité à capter l'énergie solaire et par l'éclairement naturel que la fenêtre procure. Ce gudie s'appuie avant tout sur le NF DTU 36.5. Il commente et illustre la mise en uvre des fenêtres quel que soit le m...

Junya Ishigami: How Small? How Vast? How Architecture Grows

For Junya Ishigami (born 1974), architecture is a field of infinite possibilities that affect every area of life, raising existential questions and requiring both scientific and artistic observation. Here, the Japanese architect demonstrates what an environment that bases social life on organic principles might look like.

Steel Structures: Practical Design Studies, Third Edition

The third edition of this popular book now contains references to both Eurocodes and British Standards, as well as new and revised examples, and sections on sustainability, composite columns and local buckling. Initial chapters cover the essentials of structural engineering and structural steel design, whilst the remainder of the book is dedicated to a detailed examination of the analysis and design of selected types of structures, p...

Brickwork (Revision &Self Assessment)

Brickwork allows the reader to develop their understanding of key subjects by completing the numerous exercises and tests, including multiple choice questions. In addition, each topic begins with a summary of key facts and figures, making this an ideal course text based round core information and assessments rather than reading an extended text. The coverage includes health and safety and basic calculations as well as the technical a...

China Home: Inspirational Design Ideas

With rich, detailed photographs and insightful commentary, this Chinese interior design book will provide you with plenty of fresh and colorful decorating ideas. China, long dormant in the world of design and residential architecture, has recently burst onto the world stage. Like everything else in China today, contemporary Chinese design combines elegant and deep-seated traditions with the exploratory ideas of a younger generation o...

Building Information Modeling: BIM in Current and Future Practice

The bright future and exciting possibilities of BIM Many architects and engineers regard BIM as a disruptive force, changing the way building professionals design, build, and ultimately manage a built structure. With its emphasis on continuing advances in BIM research, teaching, and practice, Building Information Modeling: BIM in Current and Future Practice encourages readers to transform disruption to opportunity and challenges them...

Erdbebensicherung Von Bauwerken

Die fachgerechte Erbebensicherung von Bauwerken ist heute nicht mehr eine Frage der Erkenntnisse, sondern eine Frage der Ausbildung von Bauingenieuren und Architekten und somit der Umsetzung vorhandenen Wissens in die Praxis. Durch wenige gezielte Massnahmen konzeptioneller und konstruktiver Art sowie durch eine problemgerechte Berechnung und Bemessung kann das Schadenrisiko drastisch vermindert und ein hoher Schutzgrad gegen Einstur...

Blender pour l'architecture : Conception, rendu, animation et impression 3D de scènes architecturales

Logiciel libre de référence pour la création d'images et l'animation 3D, Blender peut avantageusement remplacer 3ds Max, Cinema4D et même Google SketchUp dans la conception de projets architec¬turaux, depuis la modélisation de l'espace et des bâtiments jusqu'au rendu final. Utilisable aussi bien sous Windows et Linux que sous Mac OS X, il est en constante évolution et offre toute une panoplie d'outils dont la puissance et la soupless...

Residential Architecture (Architectural Design)

The residential unit par excellence is the architectural form that most lends itself to the free development of creation because, except in the case of enormous buildings with many units of apartments, it has characteristics of volume that are very practical and responds to interests that are not usually as demanding as those of other building types.