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Design for movement in buildings

Publication C734

CIRIA, 2014
Design for movement in buildings

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Current

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Abstract

Provides an update on movement in buildings, looking at the different types and sources, performance and sets out a 4 step approach to designing for movement. Covering unrestrained movement, evaluation of the restraints to freedom of movement, acceptability or alternative solutions.

Author

Alexander, S. J.

History

Originally published as TN107 Design for movement in buildings, CIRIA 1981. Based on Research Project RP977.

ISBN

9780860177388

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Publisher History

CIRIA was formerly known as the Construction Industry Research and Information Association. They are a member-based research and information organisation who publish reports and technical papers covering building and civil engineering as well as transport and utilities infrastructure.


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