Building & Construction: Building Techniques

  • Building Regulations in Brief book cover

    Building Regulations in Brief

    9th Edition

    By Sam Alford, Ray Tricker

    This ninth edition of the most popular and trusted guide to the building regulations reflects all the latest amendments to the Building Regulations, Planning Permission and the Approved Documents in England and Wales. In particular, this includes coverage of the new Approved Document Q on Security…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Arup’s Tall Buildings in Asia: Stories Behind the Storeys book cover

    Arup’s Tall Buildings in Asia

    Stories Behind the Storeys

    Edited by Goman Wai-Ming Ho

    Through a series of detailed case studies from East Asia, Arup, one of the global leaders in tall building design, presents the latest developments in the field to inspire more innovative and sustainable ideas in tall building design and engineering. This book exhibits the key design aspects of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge

  • A History of Architectural Conservation book cover

    A History of Architectural Conservation

    2nd Edition

    By Jukka Jokilehto

    The first book to provide a full history of the development of architectural conservation, A History of Architectural Conservation is considered a landmark publication by architectural conservation students and professionals the world over. Twenty years after its first publication, this new edition…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Building Systems in Interior Design book cover

    Building Systems in Interior Design

    By Sam Hurt

    Building Systems in Interior Design takes an entirely new approach to teaching this essential topic for Architects, Designers and Building Engineers. Written to prepare students for the real world and packed with practical examples, the book will foster an understanding of specific issues that are…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge

  • Designing the British Post-War Home: Kenneth Wood, 1948-1968 book cover

    Designing the British Post-War Home

    Kenneth Wood, 1948-1968

    By Fiona Fisher

    In Designing the British Post-War Home Fiona Fisher explores the development of modern domestic architecture in Britain through a detailed study of the work of the successful Surrey-based architectural practice of Kenneth Wood. Wood’s firm is representative of a geographically distinct category of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • 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

  • Modern Residential Construction Practices book cover

    Modern Residential Construction Practices

    By David A. Madsen, David P. Madsen

    Modern Residential Construction Practices provides easy-to-read, comprehensive and highly illustrated coverage of residential building construction practices that conform to industry standards in the United States and Canada. Each chapter provides complete descriptions, real-world practices,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05
    Routledge

  • Building Structures: understanding the basics book cover

    Building Structures

    understanding the basics, 3rd Edition

    By Malcolm Millais

    This is a one-stop book for knowing everything important about building structures. Self-contained and with no prerequisites needed, it is suitable for both general readers and building professionals. follow the history of structural understanding; grasp the concepts of structural behaviour via…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge

  • Material Resource Efficiency in Construction: Supporting a circular economy (FB 85) book cover

    Material Resource Efficiency in Construction

    Supporting a circular economy (FB 85)

    By Katherine Adams, Gilli Hobbs

    Paperback – 2017-03-21
    IHS BRE Press

  • Offsite Architecture: Constructing the future book cover

    Offsite Architecture

    Constructing the future

    Edited by Ryan E. Smith, John D. Quale

    Architects have been intrigued by prefabricated construction since the early twentieth century. Recent advances in design, engineering and manufacturing processes have led to a significant expansion in the use of pre-assembled components, which are fitted to finished structures on site.…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14
    Routledge

  • Assessing the Performance of Phase Change Materials in Buildings book cover

    Assessing the Performance of Phase Change Materials in Buildings

    By Corinne Williams

    Find out about how Phase Change Materials (latent heat technology) are being used in building applications. PCMs can smooth  daily temperature  fluctuations and  prevent overheating in buildings. They can also be used as part of low energy ventilation and cooling systems. Phase…

    Paperback – 2017-02-08
    IHS BRE Press

  • The Fabric Formwork Book: Methods for Building New Architectural and Structural Forms in Concrete book cover

    The Fabric Formwork Book

    Methods for Building New Architectural and Structural Forms in Concrete

    By Mark West

    Concrete is the most used man-made material in the world and is the fundamental physical medium for most of the world’s architecture and construction. The character of concrete is largely the product of the rigid moulds that have shaped it since its invention in antiquity. The advent of flexible…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge

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