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Modern timber construction in Europe.

E. George Stern

Modern timber construction in Europe.

by E. George Stern

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Published by Virginia Polytechnic Institute in [Blacksburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • Building, Wooden.,
    • Building -- Europe.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesVirginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg. Engineering Extension Division Engineering extension division series. Bulletin, no. 45-46
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTH1101 .S82
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL191322M
      LC Control Numbera 47001597
      OCLC/WorldCa4361066

      This book contains the contributions from the RILEM International Symposium on Materials and Joints in Timber Structures that was held in Stuttgart, Germany from October 8 to 10, It covers recent developments in the materials and the joints used in modern timber structures. Regarding basic wooden materials, the contributions highlight the widened spectrum of products comprising cross.   Two New Books on Timber Construction New Architecture in Wood, by Marc Wilhelm Lennartz and Susanne Jacob-Freitag, translated by Philip Thrift, Birkhäuser Verlag, November , pages, $ Solid Wood: Case Studies in Mass Timber Architecture, Technology, and Design, by Joseph Mayo, Routledge, March , pages, paper, $

      construction of a prefabricated 10w-cost' timber house. This manual is able to assist those who wish to build prefabricated timber houses either mass-prod uced in a factory or as single uni ts. The type of house given in this manual is of the timber-framed type, based on the platform method.   ∂ Praxis Timber Construction. Theodor Hugues Ludwig Steiger Johann Weber. Contents 9 Introduction 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30

      The book presents Slovenia’s contemporary timber architecture. Thanks to its abundant forests, Slovenia has preserved the tradition of wood construction. As much as 60% of its surface is covered by forests. Slovenia is also the third most forested country in Europe. The high share of forest-covered.   Sustainable Use of Wood in Construction explains how and why wood may be grown sustainably, and how this versatile material can be specified and – most importantly - sourced, for use in the construction industry. It explains the modern regulatory framework within Europe that seeks to eliminate the use of illegally-harvested wood, and it shows.


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