Facade Construction Manual is a much sought-after handbook for technically high-quality facade design for architects and engineers. Our listing is the book’s 1st edition published by Birkhäuser Edition Detail in 2004. The author is Professor, Dr Thomas Hertzog together with Roland Krippner and Werner Lang.
The book contains more than 100 design examples, material -related solutions for facade design, 250 detail drawings and 400 illustrations. The comprehensive selection of international case studies illustrates various technical solutions and innovative use of detailing and materials. Facade Construction Manual introduces to the general design principles of facade construction and presents facades that use natural stone, clay, concrete, timber, metal, glass, or even plastics. The special topics deal with, for instance, glass double facades and solar energy solutions.
The copy in stock is in very good condition. There are no significant faults, only some minor yellowing on the edges of the pages and some shelf wear on dust jacket.