Building & Construction: Building Techniques

  • Building Bundle Set book cover

    Building Bundle Set

    1st Edition

    By Peter Brett, Roy Chudley, Roger Greeno

    Paperback – 2011-08-30
    Routledge

  • Traditional Construction for a Sustainable Future book cover

    Traditional Construction for a Sustainable Future

    1st Edition

    By Carole Ryan

    Since the spread of classical design and construction amongst the upper echolons of British society in the late seventeenth century, traditional construction methods have largely fallen by the wayside. Centuries later, as the construction industry faces up to its environmental responsibilities…

    Paperback – 2011-01-07
    Routledge

  • Roof Construction and Repair book cover

    Roof Construction and Repair

    1st Edition

    By E. Molloy

    Written by a traditional roofer during the Second World War, this reprint of the 1945 edition presents useful step by step guidance on the right techniques for laying and repairing roofs. It highlights the options for repairing damage rather than stripping and relaying the roof. The first four…

    Hardback – 2010-09-22
    Routledge

  • Plastering Plain and Decorative: 4th Revised Edition book cover

    Plastering Plain and Decorative: 4th Revised Edition

    1st Edition

    William Millar's classic book "Plastering Plain and Decorative" is universally referred to as the 'Plasterer's Bible'. It was first published in 1897 and was clearly a great success, with a second edition following a couple of years later in 1899 and a third edition in 1905 (a reprint of the first…

    Hardback – 2010-05-20
    Routledge

  • Practical Masonry: A Guide to the Art of Stone Cutting book cover

    Practical Masonry: A Guide to the Art of Stone Cutting

    1st Edition

    By William R. Purchase

    Regarded by many as the stonemason's bible, Practical Masonry has for many years been one of the best technical stone masonry books available for both apprentices and experienced masons. Originally written in 1896 and published by Crosby Lockwood & Son of London, it met with great acclaim and…

    Hardback – 2010-05-05
    Routledge

  • Home Builder's Guide to Continuous Improvement: Schedule, Quality, Customer Satisfaction, Cost, and Safety book cover

    Home Builder's Guide to Continuous Improvement

    Schedule, Quality, Customer Satisfaction, Cost, and Safety, 1st Edition

    By Jack B. ReVelle, Derek N. Margetts

    Presenting well-known tools and techniques, the Home Builder's Guide to Continuous Improvement provides important insights and necessary information to reduce cycle time duration and variation in order to improve quality and customer satisfaction and to minimize costs and accidents. Each chapter…

    Paperback – 2009-12-16
    CRC Press

  • Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildings book cover

    Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By David Highfield, Christopher Gorse

    A detailed guide to the technical aspects of refurbishing and upgrading buildings, this book provides solutions to a range of problems, challenges and issues and is essential reading for all students studying building refurbishment at all levels. Includes: existing floor and wall…

    Paperback – 2009-05-27
    Spon Press

  • Building and Urban Space Accessibility: POLIS: Decision Support Tools and Policy Initiatives in Support of Universal Design of Buildings (EP 83) book cover

    Building and Urban Space Accessibility

    POLIS: Decision Support Tools and Policy Initiatives in Support of Universal Design of Buildings (EP 83), 1st Edition

    This report introduces the POLIS methodology and Decision Support System for Universal Building Design. It sets it within the context of access audit and action planning. POLIS is an assessment tool that has been developed through research, and the report is intended to highlight its potential.…

    Paperback – 2008-03-14
    IHS BRE Press

  • Part L Explained: The BRE Guide (BR 489) book cover

    Part L Explained

    The BRE Guide (BR 489), 1st Edition

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2006-04-21
    IHS BRE Press

  • Building Adaptation book cover

    Building Adaptation

    2nd Edition

    By James Douglas

    As existing buildings age, nearly half of all construction activity in Britain is related to maintenance, refurbishment and conversions. Building adaptation is an activity that continues to make a significant contribution to the workload of the construction industry. Given its importance to…

    Paperback – 2006-03-15
    Routledge

  • Cements, Limes and Plasters: Their Materials, Manufacture and Properties book cover

    Cements, Limes and Plasters

    Their Materials, Manufacture and Properties, 1st Edition

    By Edwin Clarence Eckel

    Edwin Eckel's exceptionally detailed volume, published in 1928, presents a wealth of information drawing on his own research as well as the work of all the eminent international authorities in the field of lime mortars and cements. It captures the fascinating development of building materials from…

    Hardback – 2005-11-01
    Routledge

  • Roof Cooling Techniques: A Design Handbook book cover

    Roof Cooling Techniques

    A Design Handbook, 1st Edition

    By Evyatar Erell

    Edited by Simos Yannas, Jose Luis Molina

    Natural heating and cooling of buildings helps to improve energy efficiency in the built environment. This book considers the principles of roof design and specific systems and cooling techniques. The authors explain the fundamental principles of roof cooling and describe in detail the relevant…

    Paperback – 2005-09-01
    Routledge

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