Building Construction Principles, Materials, and Systems

ISBN-10: 0132148692
ISBN-13: 9780132148696
Edition: 2nd 2013 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $94.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 12/27/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 976
Size: 9.00" wide x 12.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 5.808
Language: English

The science of building construction and design is evolving more quickly than ever before. The second edition of this outstanding text builds on the previous version. It incorporates the latest updates available, features hundreds of new pieces of artwork, and is now in FULL COLOR! Written by an author team with decades of experience in architecture, building construction, engineering, and teaching,Building Construction: Principles, Materials & Systems 2nd Editionis a comprehensive and fully illustrated introduction to construction methods and materials.  Continuing on with the books unique organization, Principles of Construction are covered in Part One and Materials and Systems of Construction are covered in Part Two. Emphasizing a visual approach to learning, it includes more than 1,400 original illustrations and an extra large trim size (9” x 12”) that provides an open and inviting layout that readers are sure to appreciate. Plus! A completely revamped and expanded companion website, "MyConstructionKit", is also available!

MADAN MEHTA B. Arch, University of Roorkee, India M. Building Science, University of Sydney, Australia Ph.D., University of Liverpool, U.K.Member of the UT-Arlington faculty since 1985. Licensed Professional Engineer (State of Texas); Fellow, Indian Institute of Architects and Registered Architect; Member, The National Society of Professional Engineers (USA) and the Construction Specification Institute (USA). Graduate Advisor in Architecture, 1986-1991. Previously taught at The School of Planning and Architecture in New Delhi as professor, and at The University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, as Director of the Architectural Engineering Program. Prior planning, design, and construction practice in New Delhi. Received Outstanding Teacher Award, University of Petroleum and Minerals, 1985, and the Top Award from the Government of India in the Low Cost Housing Design Ideas Competition, 1975.DIANE ARMPRIEST Master of Architecture, University of Oregon 1997 Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Oregon 1983 Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, Oregon 1983 BS Geography, University of Oregon 1972Professor Armpriest's teaching and research interests are in architectural construction materials and methods, the expression of structure and materials in northwest regional architecture, architectural design, and the relationship between building systems and the natural systems and processes of the site.Associate Professor,Dept. of Architecture, University of Idaho, 2006 to present Assistant Professor, Dept. of Architecture, University of Idaho, 2001 to 2006 Project Manager, Gary Moye Architect, Eugene, Oregon 1997-2001 Housing developer/construction manager, non-profit housing projects 1994-96 Associate professor of Landscape Architecture, University of Cincinnati, 1985-1992WALTER R. SCARBOROUGH, CSI, AIA Vice President and Director of Specifications HKS ArchitectsWalter Scarborough has almost 30 years of comprehensive experience in architecture and building construction, and has worked in contract document production, construction contract administration, and architectural specifications. He has been with HKS (over 1,000 employees, 14 US offices, and 2 international offices) for over 20 years. Projects he has worked on include a variety of building types: healthcare, office buildings, sports, recreational, convention centers, entertainment, hospitality, justice and detention, educational, and banks. As director of specifications, he is responsible for product research, new master specification development, and maintaining a standard of building product quality; and also has overview responsibilities for a dozen specifiers that produce specifications for HKS projects.Education Bachelor of Architecture, Urban Design Option Texas Tech UniversityRegistration Registered Architect: TexasAffiliations CSI - Construction Specifications Institute AIA - American Institute of ArchitectsCSI Certifications CDT - Construction Documents Technologist CCS - Certified Construction Specifier CCCA - Certified Construction Contract Administrator

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