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5th Edition

New Aspects of Quantity Surveying Practice

  • Available for pre-order on March 13, 2023. Item will ship after April 3, 2023
ISBN 9781032275956
April 3, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
224 Pages 29 Color & 10 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

The construction industry is undergoing great change particularly with the introduction of digital technologies and the increasing emphasis on sustainability and ethical practice. The fifth edition of New Aspects of Quantity Surveying Practice introduces and discusses these changes and their impact on the industry. The book champions the adaptability and flexibility of the quantity surveyor, whilst covering the hot topics which have emerged since the previous edition’s publication, including: • A new chapter on the impact of digital construction • Sustainable construction • Procurement trends • Ethics and ethical practice • The RICS Futures (2020) publication The book is essential reading for all Quantity Surveying students, teachers and professionals. It is particularly suited to undergraduate professional skills courses and non-cognate postgraduate students looking for an up to date understanding of the industry and the role.

Table of Contents

1. The story so far . . .

2. The challenging future landscape for the industry and the quantity surveyor.

3. Procurement

4. Digital construction and the quantity surveyor (with Siobhan Morrison MRICS)

5. Ethics and the quantity surveyor

6. Delivering added value

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Duncan Cartlidge FRICS is a Chartered Surveyor with extensive experience in the delivery and management of built assets, as well as providing education and training to a wide range of built environment professionals and contractors. Author of several best-selling books including: The Quantity Surveyor’s Pocket Book (4th edition), The Construction Project Manager’s Pocket Book (2nd edition) and The Estimator’s Pocket Book (2nd edition).