Curtain wall refurbishment

a challenge to manage : [proceedingsInternational DOCOMOMO Seminar, January 25, 1996, at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands] by International Docomomo Seminar (1996 Eindhoven)

Publisher: Eindhoven University of Technology in Eindhoven

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Statement[editors, Wessel de Jonge, Arjan Doorlaar].
ContributionsJonge, Wessel de., Doorlaar, Arjan., Technische Hogeschool Eindhoven.
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Abstract. Prepared by the Committee on Curtain Wall Systems of the Architectural Engineering Institute of ASCE. Curtain Wall Systems: A Primer provides a comprehensive introduction to the use of curtain wall systems in building envelopes.

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