Glass Construction Manual by Christian Schittich

By Christian Schittich

The distinguishing function of the development manuals from variation element and the across the world popular magazine aspect is the phenomenal caliber of the data it imparts. those books have set new criteria and turn into integral within the day-by-day paintings of making plans and development. they're now being released in English for the 1st time. This quantity indicates the big variety of chances for utilizing glass in building, starting with a ancient review of glass in structure. It is going directly to discover the rules of development, offering details at the actual homes of glass including the sensible facets equivalent to solving structures. additionally investigated are forms of glass, energy-saving facets, norms and guidance. the complete spectrum in modern glass development is documented with lots of overseas examples.

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Designers and managers who incorporate building performance evaluation into their practice recognize that, throughout its lifetime, a building has deep and lasting effects on Enhancing Building Performance, First Edition. Edited by Shauna Mallory-Hill, Wolfgang F. E. Preiser and Chris Watson. © 2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd. Published 2012 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd. indd 3 12/16/2011 7:21:20 PM 4 Enhancing Building Performance people and the environment, and therefore it is important to seek to measure, understand and respond to these effects.

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