Building & Construction: Building Techniques

  • Response Control and Seismic Isolation of Buildings book cover

    Response Control and Seismic Isolation of Buildings

    1st Edition

    By Masahiko Higashino, Shin Okamoto

    This state of the art report from an international task group (TG44) of CIB, the International Council of Building Research Organizations, presents a highly authoritative guide to the application of innovative technologies on response control and seismic isolation of buildings to practice worldwide…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    CIB

  • The BIM Management Handbook book cover

    The BIM Management Handbook

    1st Edition

    By David Shepherd

    An authoritative and practical road map for those implementing and managing BIM workflows. With the 2016 deadline for BIM level 2 fast approaching and the growing realisation of the huge benefits BIM brings these skills are becoming industry essentials. Concentrating on the how rather than the why…

    Paperback – 2015-11-11
    RIBA Publishing

  • Building on Fill: Geotechnical Aspects book cover

    Building on Fill

    Geotechnical Aspects, 3rd Edition

    By Ken Watts, Andrew Charles

    A high proportion of commercial, industrial and housing developments are now built on fills, that is ground that has been deposited by human activity rather than natural geological processes, and the political and commercial impetus to build on ‘brownfield’ land continues to grow. An adequate…

    Paperback – 2015-11-04
    IHS BRE Press

  • Sealants in Construction book cover

    Sealants in Construction

    2nd Edition

    By Jerome Klosowski, Andreas T. Wolf

    Revised Bestseller Offers Broad-Based Knowledge to a Wide Range of Technical Professionals The definitive guide to sealing operations in construction, this latest edition of Sealants in Construction focuses on the most current technology, methods, applications, and standards relevant to sealant…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03
    CRC Press

  • Specifications for Building Conservation: Volume 1: External Structure book cover

    Specifications for Building Conservation

    Volume 1: External Structure, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rory Cullen, Rick Meier

    In Specifications for Building Conservation, the National Trust draws on a range of case studies and specifications to provide a much needed guide to specification writing for building conservation. Although traditional building accounts for approximately a quarter of all buildings in the UK, the…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28
    Routledge

  • The Hierarchy of Energy in Architecture: Emergy Analysis book cover

    The Hierarchy of Energy in Architecture

    Emergy Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Ravi Srinivasan, Kiel Moe

    The laws of thermodynamics—and their implications for architecture—have not been fully integrated into architectural design. Architecture and building science too often remain constrained by linear concepts and methodologies regarding energy that occlude significant quantities and qualities of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge
    PocketArchitecture

  • Materials Science In Construction: An Introduction book cover

    Materials Science In Construction: An Introduction

    1st Edition

    By Arshad Ahmed, John Sturges

    Materials Science in Construction explains the science behind the properties and behaviour of construction's most fundamental materials (metals, cement and concrete, polymers, timber, bricks and blocks, glass and plaster). In particular, the critical factors affecting in situ materials are examined…

    Paperback – 2014-11-25
    Routledge

  • Understanding the Building Regulations book cover

    Understanding the Building Regulations

    6th Edition

    By Simon Polley

    Do you need a concise, jargon-free and compact guide to the UK building regulations? Simon Polley boils down the regulations to their basic features, explaining the core principles behind them. Easy to read and light enough to carry around with you, this is the ideal introduction to a vital part…

    Paperback – 2014-09-16
    Routledge
    Understanding Construction

  • BIM in Small Practices: Illustrated Case Studies book cover

    BIM in Small Practices

    Illustrated Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Klaschka

    BIM (Building Information Modelling) is revolutionising architecture and construction, as more and more practices are realising the benefits it brings to design, sustainability, and construction. There is a perception that BIM is a process best left to large practices – requiring significant…

    Paperback – 2014-07-09
    NBS

  • BIM for Construction Health and Safety book cover

    BIM for Construction Health and Safety

    1st Edition

    By Stefan Mordue, Roland Finch

    What is BIM and how does it affect the health and safety professional? How are BIM technologies used on a practical level? What opportunities are there for the use of BIM in the health and safety arena? This concise and practical guide aims to answer all these questions and more. The health and…

    Paperback – 2014-06-16
    NBS

  • Design in Modular Construction book cover

    Design in Modular Construction

    1st Edition

    By Mark Lawson, Ray Ogden, Chris Goodier

    Modular construction can dramatically improve efficiency in construction, through factory production of pre-engineered building units and their delivery to the site either as entire buildings or as substantial elements. The required technology and application are developing rapidly, but design is…

    Hardback – 2014-02-24
    CRC Press

  • Reducing Thermal Bridging at Junctions When Designing and Installing Solid Wall Insulation: FB 61 book cover

    Reducing Thermal Bridging at Junctions When Designing and Installing Solid Wall Insulation

    FB 61, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Weeks, Tim Ward, Colin King

    With the advent of the Green Deal, Energy Company Obligation (ECO) and other financial incentives to improve the UK’s existing building stock, there has never been a more relevant time to push the construction industry towards better performance. Current practice during refurbishment does little or…

    Paperback – 2014-02-19
    IHS BRE Press

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