The ecology of building materials / Bjørn Berge ; translated from Norwegian by Filip Henley with Howard Liddell

Author(s): Berge, Bjørn
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Subjects: Building materials--Environmental aspects
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English, Norwegian (translated from)
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Oxford ; Boston : Architectural Press, c2000
LC Classification: T, TA
Physical Description: xix, 453 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Table of Contents: Author's foreword
Foreword / Howard Liddell
Preface
Introduction
Sect. 1. Eddies and water-level markers
1. Resources 3
2. Pollution 25
3. Local production and the human ecological aspect 43
4. The chemical and physical properties of building materials 53
Sect. 2. The flower, iron and ocean
5. Water and air 65
6. Minerals 69
7. Stone 107
8. Loose materials 117
9. Fossil oils 141
10. Plants 157
11. Materials of animal origin 179
12. Industrial by-products 183
Sect. 3. The construction of a sea-iron flower
13. Structural materials 189
14. Climatic materials 243
15. Surface materials 307
16. Building components 375
17. Fixings and connections 385
18. Paint, varnish, stain and wax 401
19. Impregnating agents, and how to avoid them 429
Index 443
Alternate Title(s): Bygnings materialenes økologi.
Additional Authors: Henley, Filip
Notes: ISBN: 0750633948
OCLC Number: 43842936
ISBN/ISSN: 0750633948