Building & Construction: Building Techniques

  • Structural Foundations Manual for Low-Rise Buildings book cover

    Structural Foundations Manual for Low-Rise Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Atkinson

    This book provides practical and buildable solutions for the design of foundations for housing and other low-rise buildings, especially those on abnormal or poor ground. A wealth of expert information and advice is brought together dealing with the key aspects a designer must consider in order to…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20
    CRC Press

  • Building Regulations Pocket Book book cover

    Building Regulations Pocket Book

    1st Edition

    By Ray Tricker, Samantha 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 – 2018-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • Building Regulations in Brief book cover

    Building Regulations in Brief

    9th Edition

    By Ray Tricker, Samantha Alford

    This ninth edition of the most popular and trusted guide reflects all the latest amendments to the Building Regulations, planning permission and the Approved Documents in England and Wales. This includes coverage of the new Approved Document Q on security, and a second part to Approved Document M…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

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

    Arup’s Tall Buildings in Asia

    Stories Behind the Storeys, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-10-25
    Routledge

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

    Designing the British Post-War Home

    Kenneth Wood, 1948-1968, 1st Edition

    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

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

    Material Resource Efficiency in Construction

    Supporting a circular economy (FB 85), 1st Edition

    By Katherine Adams, Gilli Hobbs

    Paperback – 2017-03-21
    IHS BRE Press

  • Offsite Architecture: Constructing the future book cover

    Offsite Architecture

    Constructing the future, 1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

  • An Architecture of Parts: Architects, Building Workers and Industrialisation in Britain 1940 - 1970 book cover

    An Architecture of Parts: Architects, Building Workers and Industrialisation in Britain 1940 - 1970

    1st Edition

    By Christine Wall

    This book is unique in describing the history of post war reconstruction from an entirely new perspective by focusing on the changing relationship between architects and building workers. It considers individual, as well as collective, interactions with technical change and in doing so brings…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Building Materials, Health and Indoor Air Quality: No Breathing Space? book cover

    Building Materials, Health and Indoor Air Quality

    No Breathing Space?, 1st Edition

    By Tom Woolley

    The impact of building materials and construction methods on the health and wellbeing of occupants is often underestimated. This book is an essential guide to understanding and avoiding hazardous materials and poor air quality in buildings. The author covers a range of issues beginning with an…

    Paperback – 2016-09-29
    Routledge

  • Conservation of Architectural Ironwork book cover

    Conservation of Architectural Ironwork

    1st Edition

    By David S. Mitchell

    The peak of architectural ironwork in the 19th Century saw the spread of ornate decorative ironwork across the world. In recent years there has been a significant increase in conservation and restoration projects aiming to protect the artistry of traditional ironwork for future generations.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge

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