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Historical Building Construction: Design, Materials, and Technology, 2nd Edition

Historical Building Construction: Design, Materials, and Technology, 2nd Edition

Donald Friedman

ISBN: 978-0-393-73268-9

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368 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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Description

An updated edition of the classic text detailing the ins and outs of old building construction.

A comprehensive guide to the physical construction of buildings from the 1840s to the present, this study covers the history of concrete- , steel- , and skeleton-frame buildings, provides case histories that apply the information to a wide range of actual projects, and supplies technical data essential to professionals who work with historic structures.