Welcome to the 2013 Building and Construction Catalog
Welcome to the latest construction publishing from Routledge. You will notice we are now offering books from RIBA as well as IHS BRE Press, Estates Gazette, and Earthscan, so this catalogue covers even more new construction books than last year’s. On the technical side, we have some great books coming out on sustainable design and retrofitting, as well as new editions of leading textbooks, and a new range of guides to NEC3 contracts. 2013 sees our publishing continue to expand, bringing a broader range of research, information, learning materials, and professional expertise to even more people around the world than before. Read on and I’m sure you will find the book you are looking for, or perhaps an even better one!
Commissioning Editor, Building and Construction
Paths to the Future
Construction is one of the biggest industries in the world, providing necessary facilities for human prosperity ranging from the homes in which we live to the highways we drive, the power plants that provide energy for our daily activities, and the very infrastructure on which human society is...
Published February 21st 2012 by Routledge
As we increasingly become aware of the causes and consequences of the climate change, there is a sense that we are dealing with an almost impossible problem to solve; that our targets for zero carbon buildings are far in the future; and that our targets are hard to achieve. This book develops a...
Published February 6th 2012 by Routledge
User-friendly, easy to dip into guide for all Built Environment students Takes the reader from the stage of choosing a topic to writing a well-structured dissertation Best case practice illustrated with numerous examples, case studies and references. Dissertation Research and Writing for...
Published July 22nd 2012 by Routledge
This ninth edition of David Chappell’s bestselling guide has been revised to take into account changes made in 2011 to payment provisions, and elsewhere. This remains the most concise guide available to the most commonly used JCT building contracts: Standard Building Contract with quantities,...
Published March 27th 2012 by Routledge
A New Approach, 3rd Edition
Construction Economics provides students with the principles and concepts underlying the relationship between economic theory and the construction industry. The New Approach adopts an argument that economics is central to government initiatives concerning sustainable construction. This edition has...
Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge
Ideal for students on all construction courses Topics presented concisely in plain language and with clear drawings Fully updated to include all revisions to Building and Construction regulations Building Construction Handbook is an authoritative reference for all construction students...
Published October 14th 2012 by Routledge
This seventh edition of Hall and Greeno's leading textbook has been reviewed and updated in relation to the latest building and water regulations, new technology, and new legislation, and even more design calculations have been added. In addition, topics such as: alternative sources of...
Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge
The most popular and trusted guide to the building regulations, Building Regulations in Brief is updated regularly to reflect constant changes. Now in its seventh edition, it has sold over 28,000 copies since its first publication in 2003. This new edition includes the latest on all the...
Published February 8th 2012 by Routledge
As the ever-changing skylines of cities all over the world show, tall buildings are an increasingly important solution to accommodating growth more sustainably in today’s urban areas. Whether it is residential, a workplace or mixed use, the tower is both a statement of intent and the defining image...
Published May 20th 2013 by Routledge