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Modern building materials

Montague Arnold Shute

Modern building materials

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Published by I. Pitman in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Building materials.

  • Edition Notes

    Statemented. by F. E. Drury.
    ContributionsDrury, F. E. ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA403 .S55
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 248 p.
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6521286M
    LC Control Number47028232
    OCLC/WorldCa3559793

    William Le Baron Jenney: — An American architect and engineer who is known for Modern building materials book the first skyscraper in and became known as the Father of the American skyscraper. Journal of Constructional Steel Research An international journal dedicated to the investigation and innovative use of materials in construction and repair. Characteristics of Desert Modernism include expansive glass walls and windows; dramatic roof lines with wide overhangs; open floor plans with outdoor living spaces incorporated into the overall design; and a combination of modern steel and plastic and traditional wood and stone building materials. Today, though, the practice is undergoing a revival. Compressed earth blocks are a more modern type of brick used for building more frequently in industrialized society since the building blocks can be manufactured off site in a centralized location at a brickworks and transported to multiple building locations.

    Straw or other fibres that are strong in tension are often added to the bricks to help reduce cracking. Notable among these are the philosophies of the Deutscher Werkbund and the Bauhaus School. Beginning with an overview of modern earth building, part one provides an introduction to design and construction issues including insulation, occupant comfort and building codes. Each reviews the benefits of the particular system or material but also lists things to watch out for, such as construction issues.

    With more than illustrations, including a full-color photographic essay, the volume remains an indispensable reference on the history and conservation of modern building materials. One of the most famous examples of the International Style is the United Nations Secretariat building, originally designed by an international team of architects including Le CorbusierOscar Niemeyerand Wallace Harrison. The interior spaces are open and adaptable for many uses. It is therefore vital reading for all professionals and academics involved with research into, or specification of, building materials. Neither home was the Kaufmann's primary residence.


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