Designing the Exterior Wall: An Architectural Guide to the Vertical Envelope
By presenting the basics of building science along with a prescribed set of details, Designing the Exterior Wall helps you understand why buildings fail and how they can be made more durable through design. Author Linda Brock connects the science and aesthetics of building envelopes through the examination of a variety of construction and cladding types. She features details from real world projects in a variety of climates, successful and unsuccessful case studies, and checklists you can use on your own projects.
Designing the Exterior Wall is a must-have book, whether you're an architect or a student. Order your copy today.
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Water Barriers and Flashings
DETAILING FOR DURABILITY
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