Fire Resistance in American Heavy Timber Construction: History and Preservation (Paperback)

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Fire Resistance in American Heavy Timber Construction: History and Preservation (Paperback)

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Introduction Page 7Chapter 1: American Heavy Timber Construction Page 8Chapter 2: The Origins of Heavy Timber Construction Page 26Chapter 3: The Great Chicago Fire and Heavy Timber Construction Page 36Chapter 4: Heavy Timber in the Midwest Page 57Chapter 5: The End of Heavy Timber Construction Page 67Chapter 6: The Performance of Heavy Timber Construction Page 85Chapter 7: The Resurgence of Heavy Timber Construction Page 101Chapter 8: A Hope for Survival Page 113Chapter 9: Conclusion Page 152Bibliography Page 154Index Page 165.
Jesse Heitz is a scholar and former professional firefighter with the Chaska Fire Department, in Chaska, MN. He holds a BA in History from the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN; a MA in War in the Modern World from King's College, London; a MSt in Building History from the University of Cambridge; and will begin pursuing a Ph.D. in Modern History from the University of St. Andrews.
Product Details ISBN: 9783319812045
ISBN-10: 3319812041
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: May 31st, 2018
Pages: 118
Language: English