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Building with Infra-lightweight Concrete: Design, Planning, Construction

Schlaich M & Loesch, Claudia
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Creating Shade: Design, Construction, Technology

Chris van Uffelen
Protection has always been the most genuine function of architecture. In the context of global warming one of the most needed type of protection is from and against the sun. This necessity has led to an impressive creative outburst of amazing technology.
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Glass Structures: Design and Construction of Self-supporting Skins

Wurm, Jan~~
A guide to the planning and design of glass supporting frameworks. It focuses on the pressure-resistant, flat supporting element as a basic building block for broad supporting structures.
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Basics Masonry Construction

Kummer, N ~
Masonry construction is usually the first building exercise the student encounters in his or her training. This volume elaborates the fundamental principles of scale, construction, and assembly of building components using simple masonry structures as examples.
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Building in Existing Fabric: Refurbishment, Extensions, New Design

Schittich, Christian
All around us we encounter buildings whose original purpose has rendered them obsolete, and which now offer space for new uses. This publication examines a range of examples, highlighting successful and innovative solutions. Introductory essays examine the economical, technical, historical aspects of the topic.
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Components and Connections: Principles of Construction

Meijs, M. & Knaak, U.
Every building is composed of parts, or components, that may be organized in various ways. For example, there are different ways to configure walls so that they perform their functions in an efficient manner. This title describes the individual elements, such as floor slabs, roofs, openings, and foundations.
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Fassaden / Facades: Gebaudehullen fur das 21. Jahrhundert / Building Envelopes for the 21st Century

Hindrichs, Dirk. U; Heusler, Winfried [e
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Dry Stone Walls: Basics, Construction, Significance

Swiss Environmental Action Foundation
A uniquely comprehensive source of knowledge on all aspects of dry stone walls.
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Mitchell's Building Construction and Drawing 1906

Mitchell, Charles F.
The highly regarded Mitchell's series, and these reissues in particular are an invaluable tool in helping the modern-day architect to understand how a change of use to a historic building will impact on the materials used in its construction.
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