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The five volume series, Barry's Construction of Buildings, has been established as a standard text on building technology for many years. However, a substantial update has long been required, and while doing this the opportunity has been taken to reduce five volumes to two in a more user-friendly format.The introductory volume covers domestic construction and brings together material from volumes 1, 2 and part of 5. The extensive revision includes modern concepts on site assembly, environmental issues and safety, and features further reading.
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Stephen J. Emmott (born 3 June 1960) is a Professor and Head of Computational Science at Microsoft Research in Cambridge, UK, where he has worked since 2004. He is also a Visiting Professor at University College London and the University of Oxford.
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