The future of building: The growing use of composites in construction and architecture

The future of building: The growing use of composites in construction and architecture

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JEC proudly presents its brand new book: The future of building: The growing use of composites in construction and architecture, a book designed for the Composites & Construction industry players, wishing to learn more about the best practices of the utilisation of Composites in Buildings and Construction.

  • Spreading knowledge about composites in the construction of buildings
  • 68 case studies of utilisation of composites in construction worldwide with photos
  • Existing, cutting edge and futuristic applications
  • A broad range of matrices and fibres represented
  • Cases based on different kinds of building, application (aesthetic, reinforcement etc.)
  • Listing of key players in the industry

 

A book published by JEC Group and written by Andrew Mafeld.

Release date : 15 March 2017 - Preorder now!
200 pages - 210€ taxes included.

 

Official sponsor : 

Woodoo

Structure of the book:

#1 Introduction

  • The purpose, scope, and targetd audience
  • Definition of Composites with table
  • Introduction: the breadth of composites use in building & construction – an overview
  • Key composites sub-segments
  • Regional view
  • Trends relating to building and construction
  • Relevant Information

#2 Key Composite sub-segments

  • Architectural projects and concepts based on composites
  • Systems and sub-systems for new building in composites
  • Systems and sub-systems for building refurbishment in composites
  • Composite elements for new build or refurbishment
  • Composite systems for reinforcement and/or repair of buildings

#3 Regional view

  • The Americas
  • Europe
  • Middle East/Africa
  • Asia

#4 Trends relating to building and construction

  • Continuing trend urbanisation and the need for affordable city housing
  • Greater awareness of composites among architects and the public as a whole
  • Recent high profile architectural projects based on composites
  • Expanding use of Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • Benefits of off-site pre-construction and lighter weight structures
  • Relevant fire-testing and norms for composites
  • Incorporation of composites in building codes
  • The potential of 3D printing
  • Concluding on the prospects for further growth of composites in building construction

#5 Relevant information

  • Glossary of terms
  • Index
  • List of companies mentioned in the book

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