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Design and the Economics of Building

By D. Jaggar, R R Morton

Foreword by Frank Duffy

© 1995 – Taylor & Francis

436 pages

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About the Book

A textbook on design economics for students of architecture, building and quantity surveying, it examines the links between design and the costs of building as well as more general economic issues and their significance for designers and builders.


'A full scale review of building economics.' - RIBA Journal

Table of Contents

Introduction and synopsis. Part One: Design versus economics? The basic issues. Part Two: Resources for building: people, materials, machines. Part Three: Design: Choices and costs. Part Four: Designing for construction. Part Five: Design, cost limits and value. Conclusion. Index.

Subject Categories

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