Building & Construction: Building Surveying

  • 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 Regulations Pocket Book book cover

    Building Regulations Pocket Book

    By Ray Tricker, Sam Alford

    This handy guide provides you with all the information you need to comply with the UK Building regulations and Approved Documents. On site, in the van, in the office, wherever you are, this is the book you’ll refer to time and time again to double check the regulations on your current job. The…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • Managing Risks in Existing Buildings: An Overview of UK Risk-based Legislation for Commercial and Industrial Premises (FB 86) book cover

    Managing Risks in Existing Buildings

    An Overview of UK Risk-based Legislation for Commercial and Industrial Premises (FB 86)

    By Steve Manchester

    This guide aims to provide a holistic overview of the issues to consider and the techniques and information sources available to improve the management of risks in buildings by the building owner, manager and/or user. This should realise benefits from reduced business losses, reduced insurance…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13
    IHS BRE Press

  • New Financial Strategies for Sustainable Buildings: Practical Guidance for Built Environment Professionals book cover

    New Financial Strategies for Sustainable Buildings

    Practical Guidance for Built Environment Professionals

    By Stephen Finnegan

    Built environment professionals considering whether to embark on the design and construction or retrofit of a fully ‘sustainable’ or ‘green’ build need to know the financial implications of their decisions. What are their financial options? What are the risks? This book offers practical guidance on…

    Paperback – 2017-07-21
    Routledge

  • Concrete Repair: A Practical Guide book cover

    Concrete Repair

    A Practical Guide

    Edited by Michael G. Grantham

    Concrete is an inherently complex material to produce and an even more complex material to repair. With growing pressure to maintain the built environment, and not simply to demolish and rebuild, the need to repair concrete buildings and other structures is increasing and is expected to become of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    CRC Press

  • Quantity Surveyor's Pocket Book book cover

    Quantity Surveyor's Pocket Book

    3rd Edition

    By Duncan Cartlidge

    The third edition of the Quantity Surveyor’s Pocket Book has been updated in line with NRM1, NRM2 and NRM3, and remains a must-have guide for students and qualified practitioners. Its focused coverage of the data, techniques and skills essential to the quantity surveying role makes it an invaluable…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • Heritage Building Information Modelling book cover

    Heritage Building Information Modelling

    Edited by Yusuf Arayici, John Counsell, Lamine Mahdjoubi, Gehan Ahmed Nagy, Soheir Hawas, Khaled Dweidar

    Building Information Modelling (BIM) is being debated, tested and implemented wherever you look across the built environment sector. This book is about Heritage Building Information Modelling (HBIM), which necessarily differs from the commonplace applications of BIM to new construction. Where BIM…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge

  • A Guide to Energy Management in Buildings book cover

    A Guide to Energy Management in Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By Douglas Harris

    This new edition of A Guide to Energy Management in Buildings begins by asking why we need to control energy use in buildings and proceeds to discuss how the energy consumption of a building can be assessed or estimated through an energy audit. It then details a range of interventions to reduce…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge

  • Building Measurement: New Rules of Measurement book cover

    Building Measurement

    New Rules of Measurement, 2nd Edition

    By Andrew D. Packer

    Measurement of buildings is the core skill of the quantity surveyor. It underpins the procurement, management, delivery and subsequent commissioning of a completed building, and must now be completed using New Rules of Measurement 2 (NRM 2). In this much-needed new measurement textbook, the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • Building Mycology: Management of Decay and Health in Buildings book cover

    Building Mycology

    Management of Decay and Health in Buildings

    Edited by Dr Jagjit Singh, Jagjit Singh

    Biodeterioration is the most common problem of mankind and its record can be traced back to biblical times or probably earlier. Building Mycology deals with the study of fungi in and around the building environment, having direct and indirect effect on the health of the building, its materials,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-06
    Taylor & Francis

  • The Full Cost of Poor Housing book cover

    The Full Cost of Poor Housing

    By Mike Roys, Simon Nicol, Helen Garrett

    There is a long-established, recognised relationship between poor housing and poor health. This report presents the findings from a joint BRE Trust–DCLG project to update and improve estimates of the cost to the NHS of living in poor housing. It builds on data originally published in The real cost…

    Paperback – 2016-06-06
    IHS BRE Press

  • Watts Pocket Handbook book cover

    Watts Pocket Handbook

    Edited by Trevor Rushton

    Back in print for the first time in years, the Watts Pocket Handbook renews its commitment to share industry knowledge by providing technical and legal information across a comprehensive spread of property and construction topics. Compiled by the Watts Technical Director, the Handbook…

    Paperback – 2016-04-05
    Routledge

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