Dictionary of Building and Civil Engineering: English/French French/English, 2nd Edition (Hardback) book cover

Dictionary of Building and Civil Engineering

English/French French/English, 2nd Edition

By Don Montague


856 pages

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This French–English and English–French dictionary lists over 20,000 specialist terms, covering architecture, building, civil engineering and property. It is written for all construction professionals working on projects overseas. This new edition has been revised and extended, as well as pruned, and serves as an invaluable reference source in an increasingly European marketplace.


"…a highly useful reference document…" - New Steel Construction

"This is a good book…an admirable compilation well made with clear print and layout. Recommended" - Structural Engineer

"meets the needs not only of all building professionals working on projects overseas, but also a useful reference for private and individuals buying, restoring and owning property" - French Property News

Table of Contents

Introduction Part One English to French Part Two French to English Appendix A – False Friends Appendix B – References

About the Author

Don Montague, MA(Oxon), was a Chartered Civil and Mechanical Engineer from 1958 until he retired, and has lived in France since 1991. He has worked in computer aided design with English Electric, as a Scientific Civil Servant, and at Ove Arup & Partners, where he became a Technical Director and was in charge of Standard Specifications, Design Guides and Feedback Notes.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General