Cladding, the external covering of a building including its walls and windows, is of critical importance in the overall integrity and appearance of a building. Now, with this volume, leading engineers and architects from around the world offer the most up-to-date and comprehensive information available on the major types of cladding systems, including masonry, steel and other metals, and glass. Specific topics include: guidelines for making cost-effective, performance-based selections of the right cladding system and materials for a particular building; examination of advanced materials, such as ``smart glass'' and ultra lightweight stone veneer systems; the newest technologies for faster construction installation; and the latest safety and building code regulations. Providing both an architectural and engineering perspective, Cladding is an essential tool for all professionals.
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Hardcover, new. Size: 24 cm. Bookseller Inventory # 48457
Book Description Mcgraw-Hill (Tx), 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070125341