Shows you how to select, design, and install stone cladding systems for exterior walls. New engineering applications as well as recognized industry practices are explained extensively to help you make objective and rational decisions.
Section I, Introduction to Modern Stone Cladding and Section II, Precedents to Modern Stone Cladding discuss the history of stone as it evolved into modern thin, non-load bearing cladding.
Section III, Determining Responsible Design Values and Section IV, The Future of Stone outline a variable-based design procedure analogous to load-and-resistance factor design.
Section V, Guide Specification for Stone Systems advises owners, architects, engineers, and contractors about the specialty of modern stonework.
Modern Stone Cladding: Design and Installation of Exterior Dimension Stone Systems