Historical Building Construction: Design, Materials, and Technology (Second Edition)

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W. W. Norton & Company, 2010 - Architecture - 319 pages
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An updated edition of the classic text detailing the ins and outs of old building construction.

A comprehensive guide to the physical construction of buildings from the 1840s to the present, this study covers the history of concrete- , steel- , and skeleton-frame buildings, provides case histories that apply the information to a wide range of actual projects, and supplies technical data essential to professionals who work with historic structures.
 

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Donald Friedman, author of Historical Building Construction, is the president of Old Structures Engineering and lives in New York City.

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