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High-rise Manual [Hardcover]

By Johann Eisele (Editor) & Ellen Kloft (Editor)
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What constitutes a high-rise building? A high-rise is, in fact, any building with more than 9 storeys and not just those striking skyscrapers which shape modern city skylines. In the past architects who designed such structures used to be the exception but in the last 10 years more and more architectural offices have begun to focus on this type of building. However, the sheer complexity of designing and planning the construction of a high-rise as opposed to other building types requires a wealth of specialized experience and expertise. The High-Rise Manual is the first comprehensive reference work on this subject. All relevant aspects of such an undertaking are examined in detail by some 24 specialist authors. Each step is extensively documented including the initial project planning, the building organisation, the laying of the foundations, the supporting structure, the building technology, the office design, and the Facility Management. Theoretical contributions present the basic principles of select

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Pages   240
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 9" Height: 12"
Weight:   1.4 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Nov 21, 2003
Publisher   Birkhäuser Basel
ISBN  3764302747  
ISBN13  9783764302740  

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2Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Architecture > Building Types & Styles > General
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6Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Engineering > Civil > Construction > Management
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8Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Engineering > Civil > Steel Design

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Complete Discussion of High Rise Design & Construction   Apr 6, 2008
This is a great book for anyone interested in high rises because it includes information on every topic required. The book tackles various subjects such as development, management, site, soils, structural design, facade, building systems and fire protection. in general, it is a great resource book and i highly recommend it!
A technical manual  Jun 7, 2007
This book features great technical information and is very thorough. I was hoping for a few more floor plans showing the design of cores and their relation to floor plates. Nevertheless, very useful to have.

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