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Design and the Economics of Building





ISBN 9780419192008
Published June 30, 1995 by Taylor & Francis
436 Pages

 
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Book Description

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.

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.

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