A detailed guide to the technical aspects of refurbishing and upgrading buildings, this book provides solutions to a range of problems, challenges and issues and is essential reading for all students studying building refurbishment at all levels. Includes:existing floor and wall strengtheningfacade retentionintroduction of new floorstimber decay problemsfire-resistanceprevention of moisture and dampupgrading thermal and acoustic performance.
This new edition has been fully updated to include new technological information, and covers new areas such as stonework restoration and repair, upgrading of c1960 framed buildings, refurbishment logistics and case-studies.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 748 g
Dimensions: 248 x 191 mm
Edition: 2nd New edition