A practical guide to obtaining successful results in brickwork construction. It contains material detailing innovations in brickwork, in the areas of components, systems and techniques, which includes the development of thin-joint techniques for both brickwork and blockwork.
Harrison Gardner is a man on a mission to help us rediscover the lost art of building our own while leaving a more harmonious mark on the environment. Build Your Own explores the principles of construction and outlines a multitude of practices and methods that enable you to build a home with the materials available to you.
A practical primer for understanding bridges, from suspension bridges to opening bridges; from early stone bridges to modern glass bridges. Complete with highly illustrated case studies of stunning bridges from around the world.
Ensure your learners have the knowledge and skills to start a successful career in the construction industry, with this comprehensive new textbook published in association with City & Guilds for the legacy 6706, new 7906 and new Apprenticeship standard.
This classic text now available for the first time in line with Irish codes is aimed at students studying building measurement in the early years of quantity surveying and building degree courses. It contains a careful selection of worked examples embracing all the principal building elements and including a range of approaches.