Buildings by Alex Woolf
  

Buildings

Written by Alex Woolf
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Part of the Design and Engineering Series

Synopsis

Buildings by Alex Woolf

Did you know that every building has a life cycle? That's what we call the stages from its design, construction and opening to its use, maintenance, and demolition and disposal at the end of its useful life. This book explains what happens during these stages, such as planning, the sourcing of materials, the construction process, the decisions made by designers and engineers, and refurbishing and recycling.

About the Author

Alex Woolf

Alex Woolf was born in Willesden Green, North-West London in 1964 and studied History and Politics at Essex University. He has travelled in America and Europe and worked variously as an accountant, a warehouse assistant, a print buyer, a door-to-door salesman and a dish washer in a roach-infested restaurant in Florida. Since 1995, he has been editing books for young people, and in 2001, he began to write. He has penned more than 40 books on a surprisingly wide range of topics, including the fantastic new fiction title, Aldo Moon and the Ghost of Gravewood Hall.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
56 pages

Author

Alex Woolf
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Author's Website

alexwoolf.co.uk/

Publisher

Raintree an imprint of Capstone Global Library Ltd

Publication date

13th March 2014

ISBN

9781406249781


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