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Building with Reclaimed Components and Materials : a Design Handbook for Reuse and Recycling

Building with Reclaimed Components and Materials : a Design Handbook for Reuse and Recycling

Author: Bill Addis
Publisher: Routledge, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1stView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Addis
ISBN: 9781136570643 1136570640
OCLC Number: 1018195834
Description: 1 online resource (224 pages)
Contents: Introduction * Part I: The World of Reclamation, Reuse and Recycling * Why do it? * Reclamation, reuse and recycling are not new ideas * The basic concepts of reclamation, reuse and recycling * The reuse and recycling market place * Part II: Case Studies of Reuse and Recycling * Swedish student accommodation made from reclaimed materials * BedZED, London, UK * The C.K. Choi Building, University of British Columbia, Canada * The reclaimed vicarage, Birmingham, UK * Using recycled-content building products in the US * BRE Building 16: The 'energy-efficient office of the future', Garston, UK * The Earth Centre, Sheffield, UK * Westborough School, Southend, UK * Canalside West, Huddersfield, UK * Reusing structural steelwork * Fitout of Duchi shoe shop, Scheveningen, Netherlands * Part III: Making Reclamation, Reuse and Recycling Happen * Not the 'usual' approach to design and procurement * Decision-making * Opportunities for reuse and recycling * Seeking and finding the buildings, goods and materials * Ensuring reclamation, reuse and recycling happens * Part IV: Design Guidance: Foundations and Retaining Structures * Building foundations * Reuse of foundations in situ * Use of reclaimed products and materials * Recycled-content building products * Case studies * Part V: Design Guidance: Building Structure * Reuse, reclamation and recycling in the structure of buildings * Masonry (load-bearing and non-load-bearing) * Structural frame: Timber * Structural frame: Iron and steel * Structural frame: In situ concrete and pre-cast concrete * Floors in the structural frame * Part VI: Design Guidance: Building Envelope * Reclamation, reuse and recycling in the building envelope * Cladding systems * Roofing * Waterproofing * Case studies: Fa ade reuse and refurbishment * Part VII: Design Guidance: Enclosure, Interiors and External Works * Space enclosure: Partitions, insulation, ceilings, raised floors * Windows * Doors * Stairs and balustrades * Surface finishes/floor coverings * Furniture and equipment * Sanitary, laundry and cleaning equipment * External works * Part VIII: Design Guidance: Mechanical and Electrical Services * Mechanical and electrical services * Mechanical heating/cooling/refrigeration systems * Ventilation and air-conditioning systems * Piped supply and disposal systems * Electrical supply, power and lighting systems * Information and communications products * Lifts and escalators *
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'Expert advice on reuse and recycling in building construction is urgently needed. Using existing resources in a more responsible way is central to this design guide. A very welcome addition to the Read more...

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