Building & Construction: Building Techniques

  • Planning and Monitoring Design Work book cover

    Planning and Monitoring Design Work

    1st Edition

    By E. Coles, C.M.H. Barritt

    With the rise of "design and build" many more organisations are having to undertake design work; new project organisational structures are developing and many people are migrating into new roles. As a result of these changing times it is more important than ever that we understand that design work…

    Paperback – 2000-09-28
    Routledge
    Chartered Institute of Building

  • Green Building Handbook Volumes 1 and 2: A Guide to Building Products and their Impact on the Environment book cover

    Green Building Handbook Volumes 1 and 2

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

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

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2000-04-06
    Routledge

  • Construction Methods and Planning book cover

    Construction Methods and Planning

    2nd Edition

    By J.R. Illingworth

    This new edition of John Illingworth's popular book provides a thorough introduction to the selection of construction methods, their planning and organization on site. Thoroughly revised and updated, Construction Methods and Planning takes a practical, down-to-earth approach and features numerous…

    Paperback – 2000-02-24
    CRC Press

  • Materials in Construction: An Introduction book cover

    Materials in Construction

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By G. D. Taylor

    Materials in Construction: An Introduction presents a clear and accessible introduction to the principles, practice and performance of construction materials. This new edition is being published as a companion to G. D. Taylor's  Materials in Construction: Principles, Practice and Performance -…

    Paperback – 2000-01-27
    Routledge

  • Elementary Behaviour of Composite Steel and Concrete Structural Members book cover

    Elementary Behaviour of Composite Steel and Concrete Structural Members

    1st Edition

    By Deric J. Oehlers, Mark A. Bradford

    This book is aimed at developing the elementary analysis skills, familiarity and intuitive feel for composite construction that is required by undergraduate and graduate students, and by structural engineers. It does not require a prior knowledge of advanced analysis and design techniques, but…

    Paperback – 1999-09-01
    CRC Press

  • Understanding Quality Assurance in Construction: A Practical Guide to ISO 9000 for Contractors book cover

    Understanding Quality Assurance in Construction

    A Practical Guide to ISO 9000 for Contractors, 1st Edition

    By H.W. Chung

    The ISO 9000 family of quality standards has been adopted world-wide as a framework for building better relationships between suppliers and customers. Originally a manufacturing-industry concern, quality is now acknowledged to be a key issue for the construction sector whose clients increasingly…

    Paperback – 1999-08-12
    Routledge
    Understanding Construction

  • Profiled Sheet Roofing and Cladding: A Guide to Good Practice book cover

    Profiled Sheet Roofing and Cladding

    A Guide to Good Practice, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Nick Selves, J. Shanahan, Colin Sproul

    This guide, the third edition of the NFRCs guide to good practice, is an accessible and practical code of practice in the application, design and installation of profiled sheeting and wall and roof cladding. The UK has developed very cost-effective methods of erecting and cladding factory,…

    Paperback – 1999-05-27
    Routledge

  • Design for Secure Residential Environments book cover

    Design for Secure Residential Environments

    1st Edition

    By S. Crouch, Henry Shaftoe, Roy Fleming

    There is currently a great deal of interest in crime prevention and how it can be reduced through better design. Design for a Secure Residential Environment provides the framework on which the risk of crime can be reduced through sensible design of the vulnerable parts of houses, community…

    Paperback – 1998-11-17
    Routledge
    Chartered Institute of Building

  • Stadia Arenas and Grandstands: Design, Construction and Operation book cover

    Stadia Arenas and Grandstands

    Design, Construction and Operation, 1st Edition

    Edited by P. Thompson, J. Tolloczko, N. Clarke

    This book covers the International Concrete Society Conference held at the Cardiff International Arena and will be of interest to architects and planners, facility managers and consultants in the fields of engineering, environmental control and services and leisure managemnet, media facilities and…

    Hardback – 1998-04-16
    CRC Press

  • Intermediate GNVQ Construction and the Built Environment book cover

    Intermediate GNVQ Construction and the Built Environment

    2nd Edition

    By Des Millward, Kemal Ahmet, Jeff Attfield

    GNVQ Construction and the Built Environment: Intermediate provides essential coverage of the general skills, knowledge and understanding required for the four mandatory units in the Intermediate GNVQ. The book covers all the underpinning knowledge the student needs to know to satisfy the evidence…

    Paperback – 1998-01-02
    Routledge

  • Water Jet Applications in Construction Engineering book cover

    Water Jet Applications in Construction Engineering

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas W. Momber

    This book is a complete review of field experiences collected over the 1990s, covering the background of the subject, principles and equipment used. Divided into twenty-five chapters, all aspects of water jets are considered including their many applications and safe use.…

    Hardback – 1998-01-01
    CRC Press

  • BREEAM 98 for Offices: An Environmental Assessment Method for Office Buildings (BR 350) book cover

    BREEAM 98 for Offices

    An Environmental Assessment Method for Office Buildings (BR 350), 1st Edition

    By Roger Baldwin

    BREEAM was launched in 1990 to provide an environmental assessment and labelling scheme for buildings. The scheme is updated periodically to ensure that it continues to represent best practice. This publication describes the version for offices and provides a background to the scheme and the…

    Paperback – 1998-01-01
    IHS BRE Press

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