Shell Roof Structures Books

We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Shell Roof Structures subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Shell Roof Structures along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Shell Roof Structures subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Shell Roof Structures" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Design and Construction of Concrete Shell Roofs” by G S Ramaswamy

“Design and Construction of Concrete Shell Roofs” Book Review: This book covers design principles and construction techniques of shell roofs. It also describes single and double curvature.

2. “Structural Design of Retractable Roof Structures: 5 (Advances in Architecture)” by K Ishii

“Structural Design of Retractable Roof Structures: 5 (Advances in Architecture)” Book Review: This book explains a retractable roof structure in which all parts of the roof can be moved within a short span of time. The book covers advantages over conventional roofs. There has been a spread of large sized systems in sporting facilities. This book mentions state of art design, design guidelines and recommendations for retractable roof structures. It also highlights the findings of the International Association of Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS). The book provides information on non collapsible rigid frame structures and flexible materials. Folding membranes like tents and pneumatics are also present in this book.

3. “Raising the Roof: Creating the Kibbie Dome at the University of Idaho” by Jack Lemley and Peter T Johnson
4. “Theory and Design of Concrete Shells” by Binoy K Chatterjee

“Theory and Design of Concrete Shells” Book Review: This book is beneficial for the engineers and engineering students. It covers the behavior of concrete shells, and solutions of different spatial problems of practical importance. Mathematical solutions and approximate methods are mentioned in the book. The other section of the book discusses chapters on personal computers for calculations. A detailed index is also provided in the book.

5. “Works In Iron – Bridge And Roof Structures” by Ewing Matheson
6. “Green Roof Systems: A Guide to the Planning, Design, and Construction of Landscapes over Structure” by Katrin Scholz–Barth and Susan Weiler

“Green Roof Systems: A Guide to the Planning, Design, and Construction of Landscapes over Structure” Book Review: This book introduces green roof movement. It covers information on building accessible space over structure. This book provides planning and collaboration. Focus is given on technical aspects of these roof systems along with its components and applications.

7. “Roof Design (Architecture)” by Daab

“Roof Design (Architecture)” Book Review: This book acts as a guide for architects, designers and town planners to shape the skylines of the city with extension, attics and unique tops. It describes rooftops as the symbol of new lifestyle and enjoyment of an area which remains unused. This book explains possibilities of roof design of residential, cooperative and other buildings. Different types of roof like pitched roof, flat roofs with planting vegetation and roof garden with a pool area are highlighted in this text. The book also includes the contact dates of designers.

8. “The Green Roof Manual: A Professional Guide to Design, Installation, and Maintenance” by Edmund C Snodgrass and Linda McIntyre

“The Green Roof Manual: A Professional Guide to Design, Installation, and Maintenance” Book Review: This book acts as a very good reference for architects, engineers, landscape designers and urban planners in sustainable building practices. It contains green roof technology and helps to design projects that will function successfully. The book introduces many techniques and practices effective in North America. This book covers structure, horticulture and logistics, as well as surveys of actual projects. It describes how the systems function and how to carry out different projects. The book provides different photographs which highlights design possibilities. It also shows green roofs both during construction and at stages of maturity. Lastly, how to design and build green roofs is also explained in this text.

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