Most widely held works by Duncan Marshall
Oxford paperback thesaurus ( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Covers nearly one-third of a million alternative and opposite words. Provides the most useful alternative word first, with words closest in meaning to the entry word given in capitals. Clearly marks opposites and related terms. Includes real examples of usage to help users identify the right sense. Provides clear labelling of informal, dialect, literary, and technical words.
The construction of houses by Duncan Marshall ( Book )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Aimed specifically at those students and practitioners who require a broad understanding of building construction as part of a wider sphere of professional activity. The book provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of modern construction and services. In addition most chapters contain information on earlier construction techniques to reflect the age profile fo the UK housing stock. This fourth edition has a revised text and hundreds of revised graphics, new illustrations and photos, an additional chapter on concrete housing, and an eight page colour section showing.
Understanding housing defects by Duncan Marshall ( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
This third edition of 'Understanding Housing Defects' provides a coherent and comprehensive introduction to the causes, investigation and diagnosis of defects in housing. Each of the 18 chapters covers a specific building element and includes a brief introduction setting out construction principles and the evolution of current practice.
Oxford compact thesaurus ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
300 years of housing ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Provides a brief introduction to the evolution of British housing over the last three hundred years. Shows how housing styles and construction have changed since 1700 and explores some of the forces which brought about those changes. Examines the timber frame, 16th-century stone buildings, Queen Anne housing, Baroque housing, the Georgian terrace, Regency housing, working class housing, the villa of the suburbs, early council housing, garden city estates, speculative developments between the world wars, 1940s prefabs, post-war system building, high rises, the estates of the 1970s and 1980s, and the migration back into the city.
Foundations ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Introduces the strip foundation, used for hundreds of years and suitable for use with the majority of ground conditions. Also covers rafts, piled foundations, and pier foundations.
Gothic ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Traces British Gothic architecture from William the Conqueror's introduction of Romanesque styles and his effort supplant Saxon influences to the most decorated of the Gothic cathedrals and abbeys in later centuries. Featured structures include the cathedrals of Winchester, Hereford, Gloucester, Wells, Exeter, and Salisbury as well as Tintern, Malmesbury, and Tewkesbury abbeys.
Chambers good writing guide by Ian Brookes ( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Compiled by experienced language trainers; Packed with practical examples and tips; Explanations of points that often create problems, eg confusing words such as & osq;immigrate & csq; and & osq;emigrate & csq;. Chambers Good Writing Guide gives advice on not only how to write English correctly, but also how to write it well. The book explains everything a person needs to know about the English language and its intricacies and idiosyncrasies. It also provides clear practical guidelines for anyone writing an office memo, a CV or a university dissertation. Vocabulary lists are included to help users e.
Compact Oxford thesaurus ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
A brief history of housing ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Intended for architecture students who lack knowledge of historical styles and influences, this video provides an introduction to the development of house types and construction materials over the last thousand years. It begins with the crude earth and timber structures of the early middle ages and traces the significant vernacular and architectural developments of the following centuries. It concludes with a brief examination of house styles since World War II.
The building of Bath ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Shows the architectural design and construction of mainly 18th and 19th century Georgian buildings and other structures in Bath, England.
Roof structure ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Outlines the development of roof construction and the principles and practice of modern construction.
Culture and heritage : historic environment by Duncan Marshall ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
This paper examines a range of issues related to the state of the historic environment. Readily available quantifiable data related to the historic environment and applicable on a national scale have proved difficult to find.
Drainage ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
This film briefly summarises the evolution and current practice of drainage in the UK. The first part of the film highlights using a variety of contemporary images, texts and photographs, the problems of disease and insanitary conditions in Victorian Britain. The main body of the film explains modern drainage practice, both above and below ground, and includes details on, problems of siphonage and the use of traps, two pipe and single stack systems, combined and seperate drainage systems, Modern pipework and fittings, trenches and pipe protection, inspection chambers, building regulations. The final part briefly explains how a modern sewage treatment plant works.
House construction. Cold water supply ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Introduces common water sources, such as reservoirs and rivers, and discusses principles and practices of water treatment, distribution, and domestic installation in England. It also describes both direct and indirect systems and details service entry, metering, pipework, valves, and storage cisterns.
Walls ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Explains the evolution of modern walling techniques in brick, block and stone and discusses standards of good practice.
Diversity, place and the ethics of conservation : a discussion paper by Joan Domicelj ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Bricks & brickmaking ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
"This film shows sequences from representative contemporary brickworks. It shows how clay bricks are formed by handmaking, machine moulding, pressing and extrusion, and shows how they are fired in traditional clamps, intermittent kilns and continuous-burning multi-chamber and tunnel kilns."--Container.
Flat roofs ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
"This film traces the development of flat roofs and identifies the principles and practice of modern construction. Extensive site footage follows the construction of several different types of flat roof and simple computer graphics explain the function of components such as sheathing layers, insulation and vapour checks."--Container.
Pocket Oxford thesaurus ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Architecture, Baroque Architecture, Domestic--Themes, motives Architecture, Georgian Architecture, Gothic Architecture, Queen Anne Architecture, Regency Australia Building failures Building sites Cathedrals--Design and construction Cultural policy Cultural property--Protection Culture conflict Drainage, House Dwellings Dwellings--Defects Dwellings--Design and construction Dwellings--Foundations Dwellings--Maintenance and repair Educational films England England--Bath English language--Grammar English language--Rhetoric English language--Synonyms and antonyms Foundations Great Britain High-rise apartment buildings Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration Historic preservation Historic preservation--Law and legislation Historic sites--Conservation and restoration History House construction Housing, Single family Landscape protection Nonfiction films Plumbing Prefabricated houses Roofs Row houses Short films Stone houses Suburban homes Terrace houses Thesauri Walls--Design and construction Water--Purification Water-supply Wooden-frame houses