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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

Book chapter

... 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...

Grouts and Slurries

Construction Materials Reference Book

Routledge, 2014

Book chapter

... Stephan Jefferis MA MEng MSc PhD CEng CEnv FICE CGeol FGS FRSA Director Environmental Geotechnics Ltd; Visiting Professor, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford Contents 16.1 Introduction 166 16.9 Geotechnical grouts 182...

Vehicular paving

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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... Ve h i c u l a r p a v i n g In the UK, the Highways Agency offers guidance on the construction of vehicular and pedestrian paving and this should be consulted in conjunction with 1 a site-specific geo-survey identifying the nature...

Monolithic bearing walls – masonry, stone, concrete

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

Book chapter

... Monolithic bearing walls – masonry, stone, concrete Masonry is the collective term used to describe wall construction using brick, stone, concrete block, or other stacked modular elements. Each component part is set upon another. Using...