Construction - Craft to Industry: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Construction - Craft to Industry

1st Edition

By Gyula Sebestyen

Taylor & Francis

356 pages

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Description

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.

Table of Contents

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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARC000000
ARCHITECTURE / General
ARC011000
ARCHITECTURE / Buildings / Public, Commercial & Industrial