Glass construction manual / Balkow ... [et al.]

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Subjects: Glass construction
Architecture, Modern--20th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English, German (translated from), Translation from German
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Basel ; Boston : Birkhäuser, c1999
LC Classification: T, TH
Physical Description: 328 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31cm
Table of Contents: Pt. 1. Glass in architecture
From the origins to classical modernism / Gerald Staib
Glass architecture in the second half of the 20th century / Christian Schittich
Pt. 2. Principles
Glass as a building material / Dieter Balkow
Designing with glass - strength and loadbearing behaviour / Werner Sobek, Mathias Kutterer
Glass and energy - construction physics / Matthias Schuler
Pt. 3. Construction details
Pt. 4. Built examples
Subject Index
Picture credits
Additional Authors: Balkow, Dieter
Notes: LCCN: 99044600
ISBN: 3764360771 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0817660771 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (322-323) and index
Translated from German
OCLC Number: 42296301
ISBN/ISSN: 3764360771