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  • Off-site and industrialised timber construction 2nd edition - Pre-order

  • Dr Robert Hairstans

  • BM TRADA
  • Nov 19
  • 978-1-909594-81-4
  • Paperback
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About this publication

Currently available as a physical pre-order only - Publications will be despatched upon release in November 2019


Download a free preview of this book

The upcoming second edition includes:
" A brand-new chapter featuring recent case studies
" Examples of off-site construction used to complete a brief
" Expansion on the different types of off-site construction
" The latest technological developments that have advanced in the last decade (such as BIM, CAD, CAM)

Off-site timber construction explains how timber can be used to meet 21st Century expectations as the author examines production concepts that can improve the efficiency of timber construction.

Uniting timber’s traditional qualities with the latest production technologies and written by Professor Robert Hairstans, head of the Centre for Offsite Construction + Innovative Structures (COCIS) within Edinburgh Napier University's Institute for Sustainable Construction, this publication will examine the changes and developments that have occurred within off-site since the 1st edition was published in 2010.

Currently available as a physical pre-order only - Publications will be despatched upon release in November 2019


Download a free preview of this book

The upcoming second edition includes:
" A brand-new chapter featuring recent case studies
" Examples of off-site construction used to complete a brief
" Expansion on the different types of off-site construction
" The latest technological developments that have advanced in the last decade (such as BIM, CAD, CAM)

...more

Contents

1 Introduction
2 Off-site construction and pre-manufacture
3 Industrialisation of timber construction
4 Design
5 Production and construction
6 Timber technologies and systems
7 Case studies