Structure and Fabric Part 2 consolidates and develops the construction principles introduced in Part 1. With generous use of illustrations this book provides a thorough treatment of the techniques used in the construction of various types of building.
This new edition has been thoroughly reviewed and updated with reference to recent changes in building regulations, national and European standards and related research papers. The comprehensive presentation provides guidance on established and current practice, including the administrative procedures necessary for the construction of buildings.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements Preface Foreword 1. Contract Planning and Site Organisation 2. Foundations 3. Walls And Piers 4. Multi-Storey Structures 5. Floor Structures 6. Chimney Shafts, Flues and Ducts 7. Stairs, Ramps and Ladders 8. Roof Structures 9. Fire Safety 10.Temporary Works Index
The late Jack Stroud Foster was a Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects and was formerly Principal Lecturer in Architecture at the University of Westminster, where he was responsible for the co-ordination and development of Construction Studies.
Raymond Harrington was formerly Director of Architectural Studies at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, University of Glasgow
Roger Greeno is a consultant, examiner and established author of many construction papers and publications.