Building & Construction: Building Techniques

  • Green Building Handbook: Volume 1: A Guide to Building Products and their Impact on the Environment book cover

    Green Building Handbook: Volume 1

    A Guide to Building Products and their Impact on the Environment, 1st Edition

    By Tom Woolley, Sam Kimmins, Rob Harrison, Paul Harrison

    Environmentally responsible building involves resolving many conflicting issues and requirements. Each stage in the design process from the fundamental decisions about what, where and even whether to build has implications for the environment. Evolving out of the success of Green Building Digest, a…

    Paperback – 1997-11-27
    Routledge

  • Formwork: A practical guide book cover

    Formwork

    A practical guide, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Lee, Peter McAdam

    To optimise formwork costs and minimise the time for its construction, the contractor needs to understand the guiding principles of safe and efficient formwork construction. He must also have some insight into the relative merits of the various methods, and should appreciate the practical details…

    Paperback – 1997-08-07
    CRC Press

  • Sick Building Syndrome: Concepts, Issues and Practice book cover

    Sick Building Syndrome

    Concepts, Issues and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jack Rostron

    Sick building syndrome is for many of us an enigma. The legislative precedents currently being set in North America underline the need for rational examination of the problem. This new collection of expert writing will help unravel the complex issues involved. The book explores sick building…

    Paperback – 1997-03-13
    Routledge

  • Creating the Built Environment: The Practicalities of Designing, Constructing and Owning Buildings book cover

    Creating the Built Environment

    The Practicalities of Designing, Constructing and Owning Buildings, 1st Edition

    By Leslie Holes

    We spend most of our lives in buildings and almost every building is unique. The purpose of this book is to explain what buildings are and to provide an integrated overview of how they are built and sustained.The book does not presume any specialist knowledge of buildings, seeking instead to…

    Paperback – 1996-12-19
    Routledge

  • Prevention of Premature Staining in New Buildings book cover

    Prevention of Premature Staining in New Buildings

    1st Edition

    By Phil Parnham

    The appearance of ugly staining early in a buildings life, ruins an otherwise pleasing appearance, tarnishes the image of the owners and gives rise to costly refurbishment works. In this book Phil Parnham raises a number of questions that should be considered whenever a new building is being…

    Paperback – 1996-10-24
    Routledge

  • Investigating Embankment Dams: A guide to the identification and repair of defects (BR303) book cover

    Investigating Embankment Dams

    A guide to the identification and repair of defects (BR303), 1st Edition

    By J. A. Charles, P. Tedd, A. K. Hughes, H. T. Lovenbury

    Paperback – 1996-08-01
    IHS BRE Press

  • Practical Stone Masonry book cover

    Practical Stone Masonry

    1st Edition

    By Peter Hill, John David

    Practical Stone Masonry is the first major book in nearly seventy years on the craft of the stonemason. Today the work of the stonemason is almost exclusively confined to the repair of historic buildings, requiring a full working knowledge of the detailed traditional craft practices relating to…

    Hardback – 1995-08-01
    Routledge

  • Practical Guide to Alterations and Extensions book cover

    Practical Guide to Alterations and Extensions

    1st Edition

    By Andrew R. Williams

    This simple-to-use, practical guide to altering or extending property is invaluable to all those who are trying to ensure that the processes involved are carried out efficiently and cost-effectively. For those working or planning to work in the construction industry, it will remind them of the…

    Paperback – 1995-07-13
    Routledge

  • Brickwork: History, Technology and Practice: v.1 book cover

    Brickwork: History, Technology and Practice: v.1

    1st Edition

    By Gerard C.J. Lynch

    This series of books offers an in depth guide to all aspects of brickwork and bricklaying practice. Gerard Lynch, author of the guide to "Guaged Brickwork", has put together these comprehensive and instructive volumes, linking past knowledge and practices with modern skills and materials, so that…

    Hardback – 1994-03-01
    Routledge

  • Brickwork: History, Technology and Practice: v.2 book cover

    Brickwork: History, Technology and Practice: v.2

    1st Edition

    By Gerard C.J. Lynch

    This series of books offers an in depth guide to all aspects of brickwork and bricklaying practice. Gerard Lynch, author of the guide to "Guaged Brickwork", has put together these comprehensive and instructive volumes, linking past knowledge and practices with modern skills and materials, so that…

    Hardback – 1994-03-01
    Routledge

  • Brickwork: History, Technology and Practice: v.1&2 book cover

    Brickwork: History, Technology and Practice: v.1&2

    1st Edition

    By Gerard Lynch

    Presented in a straightforward and highly readable style, these two volumes offer an in-depth guide to all aspects of brickwork and bricklaying practice. Gerard Lynch has put together these comprehensive and instructive volumes linking past knowledge and practices with modern skills and materials,…

    Hardback – 1994-03-01
    Routledge

  • Domestic Building Surveys book cover

    Domestic Building Surveys

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Williams

    This is a practical guide showing how to undertake a domestic building survey. The text describes the practical aspects of surveying with a full description of the author's own experience, at the same time drawing out the important principles involved.…

    Paperback – 1993-09-23
    Routledge

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