Wall Claddings

  • Lee How Son
  • George C. S. Yuen
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Part of the Macmillan Building and Surveying Series book series (BASS)

Abstract

The term ‘cladding’ is taken to mean a method of enclosing a building structure by the attachment of elements capable of spanning between given points of support on the face of the building or as infill panels between members of a structural frame.

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© Lee How Son and George C. S. Yuen 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lee How Son
    • 1
  • George C. S. Yuen
    • 1
  1. 1.Building DepartmentNgee Ann PolytechnicSingapore

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