Building & Construction: Featured Books

6Featured Books

  • Virtual Reality and the Built Environment book cover

    Virtual Reality and the Built Environment

    2nd Edition

    By Jennifer Whyte, Dragana Nikolić

    Like the first edition, the central question this book addresses is how virtual reality can be used in the design, production and management of the built environment. The book aims to consider three key questions. What are the business drivers for the use of virtual reality? What are its…

    Paperback – 2018-02-23 
    Routledge

  • Building Lean, Building BIM: Improving Construction the Tidhar Way book cover

    Building Lean, Building BIM

    Improving Construction the Tidhar Way

    By Rafael Sacks, Samuel Korb, Ronen Barak

    Building Lean, Building BIM is the essential guide for any construction company that wants to implement Lean Construction and Building Information Modelling (BIM) to gain a strategic edge over their competition. The first of its kind, the book outlines the principles of Lean, the functionality of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge

  • Construction Quality Management: Principles and Practice book cover

    Construction Quality Management

    Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Tim Howarth, David Greenwood

    Quality management is essential for facilitating the competitiveness of modern day commercial organisations. Excellence in quality management is a requisite for construction organisations who seek to remain competitive and successful. The challenges presented by competitive construction markets and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge

  • Building Design, Construction and Performance in Tropical Climates book cover

    Building Design, Construction and Performance in Tropical Climates

    Edited by Mike Riley, Alison Cotgrave, Michael Farragher

    The design, construction and use of buildings in tropical climates pose specific challenges to built environment professionals. This text seeks to capture some of the key issues of technology and practice in the areas of building design, refurbishment, construction and facilities management in…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15
    Routledge

  • Management of Construction Projects: A Constructor's Perspective book cover

    Management of Construction Projects

    A Constructor's Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By John E. Schaufelberger, Len Holm

    Unlike the majority of construction project management textbooks out there, Management of Construction Projects takes a distinctive approach by setting itself in the context of a single and real-world construction project throughout and also by looking at construction project management from the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20
    Routledge

  • Total Construction Management: Lean Quality in Construction Project Delivery book cover

    Total Construction Management

    Lean Quality in Construction Project Delivery

    By John S. Oakland, Marton Marosszeky

    A convergence of lean management and quality management thinking has taken place in organizations across many industries, including construction. Practices in procurement, design management and construction management are all evolving constantly and understanding these changes and how to react is…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge