Facadeapertures represent the realm of the exterior wall or facade, which establishes the connection between inside and out and makes it possible to illuminate and ventilate the spaces behind it. This volume deals with the various forms of openings, such as doors, windows, ventilation elements, and fixed glass panes, and their materialization, which also varies according to function; special attention is given to the subject of edges.Themes:
- Types and positions of openings
- Technical requirements
- Construction types
About the Author
Roland Krippner, Chair of Building Technology, and Florian Musso, Chair of Building Consstruction and Material Science, TU Munich.
Roland KrippnerundFlorian Musso,TU München, Deutschland.
Table of Contents
Foreword.- Introduction.- Chapter 1: Functions of apertures.- Chapter 2: Apertures in the exterior wall.- Chapter 3: Aperture elements.- Chapter 4: Window elements.- Chapter 5: Jointing of elements.- In conclusion.- Appendix.