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Building Biology: Criteria and Architectural Design

Ece N
It makes the link between architecture as a design task and a building biology approach to design. Using the building of the Institute of Building Biology + Sustainability (IBN) as a model, building biology criteria and approaches are explained in detail.
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The Aesthetics of Marble: From Late Antiquity to the Present

Gamboni, Dario
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best of Detail: Glas/Glass: Transparenz versus Transluzenz / Transparency versus translucence

Combines highlights from Detail and DETAILgreen on the topic of 'Glass, Transparency and Translucence'. Starting with fundamental questions, this book offers a theoretical basis, details on many practically implemented projects, and plenty of inspiration and examples of successful structural solutions.
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Best of Detail: Beton/Concrete

Schittich C
Presents highlights from the magazine published in recent years about concrete, a powerful medium for architectural expression. In additional to compelling specialist articles, this book contains a special section with a wide range of examples to inspire your own architectural practice, from train stations and churches to single-family homes.
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Pure Plastic: New Materials for Today's Architecture

Uffelen C Van
Plastic has moved from a supporting role to being a new star among construction materials. It is versatile, light-weight, flexible and moisture resistant.
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Stone Sampler

Studio Marmo
With an additional 200 new samples, bringing the total to 752, this new edition of Stone Sampler provides swatches of natural stone, including marble, travertine, onyx, granite, quartzite, and limestone, available for use in construction and decoration.
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Self-Consolidating Concrete: Applying what we know

Daczko, Joseph
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Rammed Earth Construction: Cutting-Edge Research on Traditional and Modern Rammed Earth

Ciancio, Daniela
"Proceedings of the first International Conference on Rammed Earth Construction, Perth and Margaret River, Western Australia, 10-13 February 2015"--Title page.
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Housing Fit For Purpose: Performance, Feedback and Learning

Stevenson, Fionn
Housing Fit for Purpose sets out a research-focused approach to looking at the challenges facing the built environment in approaching the design, construction and management of housing.
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