Understand how a building is built, from the foundation to the roof
This practical, one-of-a-kind guide to construction technology explains:
Includes many photographs, drawings and figures - plus glossaries and bibliographies Sticks and Bricks
- Building materials and systems
- Construction means and methods
- Construction terminology
, based on the successful series of programs presented by the ABA's Forum on the Construction Industry, brings together in one volume the expertise of nationally recognized engineers, architects and contractors who explain in clear language their areas of building technology. No matter what your level of expertise, this guide pulls together the basics of constructing a building and presents it in a practical format.