Housing Defects Reference Manual: The Building Research Establishment Defect Action Sheets :: The Building Research Establishment soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: E. & F. N. Spon, 1991, Hardback.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Black & white drawings; Diagrams; Tables; 2-column text;
From the cover: Defect Action Sheets have been published by the Building Research Establishment since 1982. They provide readily accessible, clear information on common faults in house building, how to^ avoid them, and advice on remedial work. They have become very popular with architects, surveyors, site managers and others concerned with improving the quality of new and existing housing because of their concise and authoritative guidance.
The Housing Defects Reference Manual brings together over 130 of the published Defect Action Sheets, grouped together under the following headings for ease of use:
- Foundations and substructure
- Ground floors
- Suspended floors, ceilings and stairways
- Walls movement and structura…
Introduction by: H. W. Harrison
Very Good. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block.
Pictorial boards. [XVI] 293 pages. Index. 12″ x 8½”.
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