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Building facades

a guide to common defects in tropical climates

by M. Y. L. Chew

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Published by World Scientific in Singapore, River Edge, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tropics,
  • Tropics.
    • Subjects:
    • Building stones -- Tropics -- Deterioration.,
    • Facades -- Defects -- Tropics.,
    • Facades -- Tropical conditions.,
    • Stone buildings -- Conservation and restoration.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 69-70).

      StatementM.Y.L. Chew, C.W. Wong, L.H. Kang.
      ContributionsWong, C. W., Kang, L. H.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTA426 .C48 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 70 p. :
      Number of Pages70
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL65777M
      ISBN 109810234171
      LC Control Number99163544
      OCLC/WorldCa39332363

      Facadism, façadism (or façadomy) is the architectural and construction practice where the facade of a building is designed or constructed separately from the rest of a building, or when only the facade of a building is preserved with new buildings erected behind or around it. A historic building is a fragile resource that requires the finest care. Maintenance and rehabilitation of walls and facades call for a thorough understanding of the forces that cause deterioration, knowledge of the properties of building materials, up-to-date inspection tools and methods, and a solid command of renovation and repair techniques.

      Facade definition is - the front of a building; also: any face of a building given special architectural treatment. How to use facade in a sentence. A Brief History of facade. facades usually allow more daylight to the interiors, provide better views for occupants, and impose less dead load on the building structure than opaque facades. Orientation and Fenestration. The orientation of a building determines its exposure to sunlight. Since the angle of the earth.

      Optimum is providing customized LED media facade products. LED Media facade is an innovative solution for architectural lighting & decorating. It is an unconventional way to decorate building facades, which can show various changing color, images and dynamic animations.   22 Unique Building Designs With Dynamic Facades. But the most impressive detail about the design is the way in which the facades were built. The building resembled from a distance a giant bookcase with colorful books wrapping all around it. These are actually colored panels which swivel and create a colorful and playful visual : Simona Ganea.


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