Building & Construction: Building Techniques

  • Construction Mathematics book cover

    Construction Mathematics

    2nd Edition

    By Surinder Virdi, Roy Baker, Narinder Kaur Virdi

    Construction Mathematics is an introductory level mathematics text, written specifically for students of construction and related disciplines. Learn by tackling exercises based on real-life construction maths. Examples include: costing calculations, labour costs, cost of materials and setting out…

    Paperback – 2014-01-09
    Routledge

  • Specifying Minor Works book cover

    Specifying Minor Works

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Reddin

    Efficient maintenance of a property requires a reliable assessment for defects or inadequacies and a systematic method for dealing with them. This book provides the information you’ll need for both. Throughout the specification process, all manner of issues face the surveyor, property manager or…

    Paperback – 2014-01-07
    Routledge

  • Manual of Purpose-Made Woodworking Joinery book cover

    Manual of Purpose-Made Woodworking Joinery

    1st Edition

    By Les Goring

    A practical introduction to woodworking and purpose-made joinery, this book starts with the basics of interpreting drawings and works right the way through to designing and making stairs. Les Goring introduces each chapter with a brief historical overview of the topic, then goes on to explain how…

    Paperback – 2013-12-09
    Routledge

  • Residential Retrofit: Twenty Case Studies book cover

    Residential Retrofit

    Twenty Case Studies, 1st Edition

    By Marion Baeli

    The essence of sustainability in buildings is their capability to adapt to change over time. The UK has a large housing stock that has been developed and evolved over generations, and become the fabric and character of our cities, towns and neighbourhoods. The capability of buildings to adapt to…

    Paperback – 2013-12-09
    RIBA Publishing

  • Construction of Houses / Understanding Housing Defects Bundle book cover

    Construction of Houses / Understanding Housing Defects Bundle

    1st Edition

    This bundle offers the ideal combination for any student surveyor or professional wanting an easy to use desk reference. Perfect for those on Construction, Real Estate, Architecture and Built Environment courses. The fifth edition of The Construction of Houses is aimed specifically at those…

    Paperback – 2013-11-26
    Routledge

  • Staircases: History, Repair and Conservation book cover

    Staircases

    History, Repair and Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by James W. P. Campbell, Michael Tutton

    The staircase dates back to the very beginning of architectural history. Virtually every significant building from the ziggurats of ancient Mesopotamia to the present day, has not only contained one or more staircases, but has celebrated them. For such an apparently simple part of a building they…

    Hardback – 2013-11-20
    Routledge

  • Skins, Envelopes, and Enclosures: Concepts for Designing Building Exteriors book cover

    Skins, Envelopes, and Enclosures

    Concepts for Designing Building Exteriors, 1st Edition

    By Mayine L. Yu

    Integrate the best building envelope construction methods, materials science, and structural principles in your work using this book as a resource to help you… With more than seventy significant case studies located in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia from prehistory to the present,…

    Paperback – 2013-11-18
    Routledge

  • Electrical Installation Calculations: Advanced book cover

    Electrical Installation Calculations: Advanced

    8th Edition

    By Christopher Kitcher

    All the essential calculations required for advanced electrical installation work The Electrical Installation Calculations series has proved an invaluable reference for over forty years, for both apprentices and professional electrical installation engineers alike. The book provides a step-by-step…

    Paperback – 2013-09-27
    Routledge

  • Electrical Installation Calculations: Basic book cover

    Electrical Installation Calculations

    Basic, 9th Edition

    By Christopher Kitcher

    All the essential calculations required for basic electrical installation workThe Electrical Installation Calculations series has proved an invaluable reference for over forty years, for both apprentices and professional electrical installation engineers alike. The book provides a step-by-step…

    Paperback – 2013-09-10
    Routledge

  • Construction Materials Reference Book book cover

    Construction Materials Reference Book

    2nd Edition

    Edited by David Doran, Bob Cather

    Fully updated to reflect the latest materials and their applications, this second edition of the Construction Materials Reference Book remains the definitive reference source for professionals involved in the conception, design and specification stages of a construction project. The theory and…

    Hardback – 2013-07-23
    Routledge

  • The Design Student's Handbook: Your Essential Guide to Course, Context and Career book cover

    The Design Student's Handbook

    Your Essential Guide to Course, Context and Career, 1st Edition

    By Jane Bartholomew, Steve Rutherford

    What is design? What are the main design disciplines, and how do they interrelate? How does design theory and context help you improve your studio work? What do you need to know by the end of your course to get a good career? What can you do to become a knowledgeable designer and improve your…

    Paperback – 2013-07-12
    Routledge

  • Refurbishing Stairs in Dwellings to Reduce the Risks of Falls and Injuries book cover

    Refurbishing Stairs in Dwellings to Reduce the Risks of Falls and Injuries

    1st Edition

    By Mike Roys

    More than 350,000 injuries and 550 deaths in the UK every year are caused by falls on domestic stairs and steps. Reducing the risks associated with the most hazardous stairs is relatively inexpensive, with a typical payback period of six years (based on savings for the health services). This report…

    Paperback – 2013-04-08
    IHS BRE Press

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