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Floating Architecture : Construction on and Near Water (Paperback)

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This volume compiles 16 papers prepared for two conferences on floating architecture, the two “Floating Architecture-Construction near and on Water” symposia, held in 2014 and 2016 in Grossräschen, Germany. Researchers from the country examine architectural approaches to a sustainable community with floating housing units adapting to climate change and seal level rise in Vietnam; floating wastewater treatment with membrane filtration; the durability of concrete in open-cast lakes; functionally optimized concrete elements for floating structures; sensor technology and data communication for floating structures; swell measurement on coastal engineering; floating architecture on acidic bodies of water and corrosion protection; numerical simulation and evaluation of the movement behavior of floating structures; the use of the energy potential of floating structures; the FreiLichtHaus project; potential analysis in Lake Ostsee in Germany; urban development perspectives at Lake Ostsee; and pontoon houses for inner-city water areas in Berlin, Germany. Distributed in the US by ISBS. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 134
Genre: Social Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Intl Specialized Book Services
Language: English
Street Date: June 28, 2017
TCIN: 53031157
UPC: 9783643909107
Item Number (DPCI): 248-52-5224
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