Taylor & Francis
This book provides a unique and comprehensive survey of changes and trends in the construction industry focusing on the post-war years and emphasizing their contemporary and future relevance.
The past - up to 1945; a brief history of construction; what we found after World War II. The years of optimism: 1945-1974. The technology catch-up. The energy crisis and its impact. New technology in construction. The management catch-up. The spatial impact. The future. Index.