Industrialized building; : 50 international methodsMaterial type: TextLanguage: English Series: Industrialsed building series No.2Publication details: 1965 Life Books Ltd. LondonDescription: 206 p. illustrations 31 cmSubject(s): DDC classification:
- 693.97 DIA (No.2)
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This No.2 series follows the style set by highly successful predecessor, and presents a further fifty examples of prefabricated building techniques which have been selected from articles appearing in the Architect and Building News. This book is divided under three main headings- heavy concrete&Brickwork, Framed Construction, Special Units. The first section is sub-divided describing multistorey dwellings and small houses,Such as British Terson multi-storey method, the Costamagna system from France and the monolithic box method from Russia.The second section describes methods used in construction of houses and small blocks of flats including the Swedish method of prefabricating brickwork abd the very low priced British H.D.C. System.The third section shows the interesting 'heart unit' incorporates all domestic plumbing, hot water and toilet facilities in one pre-assembled unit which can be placed in early stage and connected later is also covered. It also details four recent developments which includes ICI moulded plastic unit. For Architects and Planners, concerned with large private and public industrial and housing development, this book will be of great value.. Each article is well illustrated by photographs taken at all stages of erection, supplemented by detailed line drawings and sections.