Construction Economics in the Single European Market: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Construction Economics in the Single European Market

1st Edition

Edited by B. Drake


256 pages

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Hardback: 9780419189800
pub: 1994-12-01
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Construction Economics in the Single European Market is an edited selection of papers from the first European Construction Economics Conference. Experts give details on construction costs from many European countries including Denmark, Ireland, France, Sweden, Netherlands, Spain and the UK.

Table of Contents

Construction Economics European Committee: Directory of members. Construction Economics European Committee: List of members of delegations and commissions. List of contributors Preface. Introduction. Keynote address. Developing the role of the building surveyor within the European Community. The impact of the Single Market on construction. The construction economist in Europe: roles and remuneration. Methods of measurement: Community comparisons. A sample case study of building projects. Building as an investment process. La Naissance d'une directive RRGA? Exchange of data. Global costs (life-cycle costs). Facilities management. Cost planning and controlling the building costs. A model of professional training for a European construction economist. Total quality management in construction. Impact of information technology on the construction industry. Risk management and insurance. The evironmental equation: The impact of green issues on construction. A European cost data bank.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARCHITECTURE / Buildings / Public, Commercial & Industrial
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General