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Load-bearing cavity walls

Mayine L Yu

Mayine L. Yu is a senior associate at Davis Brody Bond Architects in New York and was an adjunct associate professor in the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Skins, Envelopes, and Enclosures : Concepts for designing building exteriors

Routledge, 2014

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... Load-bearing cavity walls Cavity wall construction consists of a bearing wall assembly where a gap is created between the outer surface, exposed to view from the exterior of the building, and an inner plane of construction. The interior...

Brick and stone

Lorraine Farrelly

Writes: Architecture - General, Interior Design and Interior Architecture - General, Construction, Technology and Building Systems, Architectural Design and Design Process, Drawing and Presentation, Digital Architectural Design, Design - General Author of : Basics Architecture 02: Construction & Materiality, The Fundamentals of Architecture, Representational Techniques for Architecture, Basics Architecture 01: Representational Techniques Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Basics Architecture 02: Construction & Materiality

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

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... (AVA): Basics Architecture C + M TEXT CD1008-172 / 3173 ~ 2nd Proof BLACK Brick and stone 12 |13 The most basic of building materials are those that come from the ground, either found as part of the landscape (such as stone), or sourced...


Paul Hensey

Paul Hensey is a practising garden and landscape designer. He has been a registered member of the Society of Garden Designers since 2007 and was made a Fellow in early 2016. Originally trained as an industrial designer, Paul has used CAD systems for over 20 years. Early in his career he was the head of design for an international construction products manufacturer, giving him an invaluable insight into construction detailing and an appetite for understanding manufacturing techniques and the use of novel materials in gardens and landscapes. Paul has been the technical journalist for the Garden Design Journal since 2009 and writes their monthly feature on best practice and construction. A lecturer at the University of Portsmouth, Paul also teaches at several other colleges on garden design and CAD. Paul has won numerous RHS medals and is acknowledged for his contemporary and innovative gardens. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Construction detailing for landscape and garden design : Surfaces, steps and margins

Routledge, 2016

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... Like many designers, it was an early ambition of missing is the mundane, the detailing of surfaces and mine to ensure that my work flow was as efficient channels, joints and attachments in a way that allows as possible. That during...