Basics Facade Apertures

Basics Facade Apertures

by Roland Krippner, Florian Musso


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Basics Facade Apertures by Roland Krippner, Florian Musso

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.


  • Types and positions of openings
  • Technical requirements
  • Construction types
  • Connections/edges

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783764384661
Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag
Publication date: 10/30/2007
Series: Basics Series
Pages: 84
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

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.

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