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Off-site and industrialised timber construction 2nd edition

Author/EditorHairstans, Dr Robert (Author)
Publisher: Exova BM TRADA
ISBN: 9781909594814
Pub Date16/12/2019
BindingPaperback
Pages204
$92.42
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Off-site timber construction explains how timber can be used to meet 21st Century expectations as the author examines production concepts that can improve the efficiency of timber construction.

The significantly expanded second edition includes:

• A brand-new chapter featuring recent case studies
• Examples of off-site construction used to complete a brief
• Expansion on the different types of off-site construction
• Over 300 illustrations
• The latest technological developments that have advanced in the last decade (such as BIM, CAD, CAM)

Uniting timber's traditional qualities with the latest production technologies and written by Professor Robert Hairstans, head of the Centre for Offsite Construction + Innovative Structures (COCIS) within Edinburgh Napier University's Institute for Sustainable Construction, this publication examines the changes and developments that have occurred within off-site since the 1st edition was published in 2010.

Contents:

1 Introduction
2 Off-site construction and pre-manufacture
3 Industrialisation of timber construction
4 Design
5 Production and construction
6 Timber technologies and systems
7 Case studies

Off-site timber construction explains how timber can be used to meet 21st Century expectations as the author examines production concepts that can improve the efficiency of timber construction.

The significantly expanded second edition includes:

• A brand-new chapter featuring recent case studies
• Examples of off-site construction used to complete a brief
• Expansion on the different types of off-site construction
• Over 300 illustrations
• The latest technological developments that have advanced in the last decade (such as BIM, CAD, CAM)

Uniting timber's traditional qualities with the latest production technologies and written by Professor Robert Hairstans, head of the Centre for Offsite Construction + Innovative Structures (COCIS) within Edinburgh Napier University's Institute for Sustainable Construction, this publication examines the changes and developments that have occurred within off-site since the 1st edition was published in 2010.

Contents:

1 Introduction
2 Off-site construction and pre-manufacture
3 Industrialisation of timber construction
4 Design
5 Production and construction
6 Timber technologies and systems
7 Case studies

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