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MODERN CONSTRUCTION HANDBOOK. Fourth edition. Andrew Watts. Birkhauser-Verlag fur Architektur, Basel, 2016. Original edition published 2001 by Springer-Verlag, Vienna {Worldwide 106376}. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Walter de Gruyter, GmbH, Berlin. 504 pp. with 1599 ills. (1127 col.). 30 x 21 cm. ISBN 9783035609554 In English.
Hardcover edition also available; see Worldwide 171321. Publisher's description: Modern Construction Handbook has become a modern classic of building construction literature. In the USA, it is used as a reference work for many architectural courses. With the chapters "Material", "Wall", "Roof", "Structure", "Environment" and "Applications" it systematically explores the subject and provides a clear and efficient structure to the reader. For the fourth edition, many of the 3D illustrations have been updated and, likewise, the technical information has been brought up to date. "Applications" showcases current developments, such as those relating to the customized manufacture of components, and presents material and construction innovations. A compact and systematic handbook filled with information, produced for students and young architects alike.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-2000 — Architecture
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 171322
Paperbound $70.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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