2nd Edition

Dictionary of Building and Civil Engineering English/French French/English

By Don Montague Copyright 2017

    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.

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


    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.

    "...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