Building Construction Standards for South Africa

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Comprehensive and up-to-date, Building Construction Standards for South Africa offers an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction.
This essential reference guide covers practically every principle, material, and method used to design and construct most buildings.
Students and professionals will rely on the visual presentation to understand the complex processes of building construction, and it will become a standard go-to reference for those in the industry.

Description

Our flagship publication on building and construction standards, complete with more than 3 000 illustrations, has been expertly written and edited to address the latest advances in materials, building technology, and municipal requirements.
Special features of this 592 page publication include integrated coverage of environmentally friendly materials, sustainable building construction strategies, as well as the inclusion of a wealth of contemporary information throughout.
With its clear presentation of the essential concepts underlying building construction, Building Construction Standards for South Africa, equips professionals and students in all areas of architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) with valuable guidelines for a practical approach to any new materials or techniques they may encounter in building planning, design,
and construction.

Chapter   1 >  THE RELATIONSHIP
Chapter   2 >  GOVERNING BODIES AND PRACTICE
Chapter   3 >  DRAWING CONVENTION GUIDELINES
Chapter   4 >  DESIGN ART AND SPATIAL DATA
Chapter   5 >  UNIVERSAL ACCESS
Chapter   6 >  CLIMATE
Chapter   7 >  SITE WORK: LANDFORMS
Chapter   8 >  SITE WORK: SOILS
Chapter   9 >  SITE WORK: SITE AND BUILDING ECOLOGY
Chapter 10 >  SITE WORK: STORMWATER
Chapter 11 >  SITE ORGANISATION
Chapter 12 >  SUB-STRUCTURE: FOUNDATIONS
Chapter 13 >  SUPER-STRUCTURE: MASONRY CONSTRUCTION
Chapter 14 >  SUPER-STRUCTURE: DOORS AND WINDOWS
Chapter 15 >  SUPER-STRUCTURE: GLASS
Chapter 16 >  SUPER-STRUCTURE: INTERNAL CONSTRUCTION
Chapter 17 >  SUPER-STRUCTURE: STAIRS AND BALUSTRADES
Chapter 18 >  SUPER-STRUCTURE: ROOFS
Chapter 19 >  SUPER-STRUCTURE: ELEMENTS
Chapter 20 >  BUILDING SERVICES
Chapter 21 >  INTERIOR ELEMENTS AND FINISHES
Chapter 22 >  CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION
Chapter 23 >  TIMBER CONSTRUCTION
Chapter 24 >  STEEL CONSTRUCTION
Chapter 25 >  EARTH CONSTRUCTION
Chapter 26 >  LANDSCAPE DEVELOPMENT
Chapter 27 >  LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION
Chapter 28 >  VEHICLE AND PEDESTRIAN CIRCULATION
Chapter 29 >  SPORTS AND RECREATION
Chapter 30 >  METRIC SYSTEM

Additional information

Weight 2.45 kg
Dimensions 30 x 21 x 4 cm
ISBN:

978-0-620-49186-0

Edition

First Edition, Second print 2015

Reviews

  1. Amazing book that I can not live without!
    Saves me hours of research.

  2. This is my new go to book. It is just the best book available for building construction altogether, which in my opinion, is designed very well and very detailed.

  3. This book is full of great information for professionals and consumers, it is well worth purchasing.
    Great purchase experience too.
    Outstanding!

  4. Great fresh look and composure.
    It contains great Architectural info and details to transfer to the contractor.
    Well worth it’s price!!

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