All important aspects of construction in six main chapters
All illustrations in neutral 3D drawings
Current state of the art
Aims and Scope Modern Construction Handbook has become a modern classic of building construction literature. In the USA, it is used as a reference work for many architectural courses. With the chapters "Material", "Wall", "Roof", "Structure", "Environment" and "Applications" it systematically explores the subject and provides a clear and efficient structure to the reader. For the fourth edition, many of the 3D illustrations have been updated and, likewise, the technical information has been brought up to date. "Applications" showcases current developments, such as those relating to the customized manufacture of components, and presents material and construction innovations.
A compact and systematic handbook filled with information, produced for students and young architects alike.