Construction Technology 1

House construction, fourth edition

by Mike Riley and Alison Cotgrave

Table of Contents

Part I - Introduction to House Construction

  1. Functions of buildings
  2. Preparing to build
  3. The building process

Part II - Building Substructure

  1. Foundations
  2. Walls below ground
  3. Ground floors

Part III - Building Superstructure

  1. External walls
  2. Upper floors and stairs
  3. Internal division of space: walls and partitions
  4. Roof: structures and coverings
  5. Windows, doors and ventilation
  6. Internal finishes
  7. Overview of alternative sustainable construction methods