Building & Construction: Building Techniques

  • 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

  • Dictionary of Architectural and Building Technology book cover

    Dictionary of Architectural and Building Technology

    4th Edition

    By Henry Cowan, Peter Smith

    Edited by Henry Cowan, Peter Smith

    A comprehensive summary of the vocabulary used across the building industry, from the preparation of an architectural brief, through creative and technical design, to construction technology and facilities management. The latest edition has several substantially revised entries as well as many new…

    Paperback – 2004-06-10
    Routledge

  • Roofing Failures book cover

    Roofing Failures

    1st Edition

    By Carl G. Cash

    The book starts by setting out the duties of a building pathologist in the context of the modern roofing industry, defining failure and explaining its underlying causes. The main chapters then deal with the main specific types of failure: fire, shrinkage and roofing systems displacement, calendar…

    Hardback – 2003-06-12
    Routledge

  • Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat book cover

    Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

    1st Edition

    By Lynn Beadle

    This book, the result of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat 6th World Congress: Cities in the Third Millennium, examines the issues which must be addressed if we are to have a common understanding of the forces of change.Experts in architecture, engineering and planning contribute a…

    Hardback – 2001-11-22
    CRC Press

  • Carpentry and Joinery 1 book cover

    Carpentry and Joinery 1

    3rd Edition

    By Brian Porter, Chris Tooke

    The third edition of Carpentry and Joinery 1 is the first in a series of three books which together provide an authoritative but thoroughly practical guide to carpentry and joinery for students following City & Guilds and CITB courses, NVQ candidates, and a wide range of amateurs and…

    Paperback – 2001-11-20
    Routledge

  • Thermal Insulation: Avoiding Risks: A Good Practice Guide Supporting Building Regulations Requirements (BR 262) book cover

    Thermal Insulation: Avoiding Risks

    A Good Practice Guide Supporting Building Regulations Requirements (BR 262), 3rd Edition

    By Charles Stirling

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2001-11-05
    IHS BRE Press

  • Hazardous Building Materials: A Guide to the Selection of Environmentally Responsible Alternatives book cover

    Hazardous Building Materials

    A Guide to the Selection of Environmentally Responsible Alternatives, 2nd Edition

    By Steve Curwell, Bob Fox, Morris Greenberg, Chris March

    This new edition provides a detailed reference source of the use in residential buildings of materials known or suspected to harm health and the environment. Alternative materials are evaluated using unique data sheets which compare environmental impact, cost, health, safety and technical…

    Paperback – 2001-09-13
    Routledge

  • Innovation in Construction: An International Review of Public Policies book cover

    Innovation in Construction

    An International Review of Public Policies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andre Manseau, George Seaden

    How can innovation in the construction industry be strengthened? What instruments and approaches are being used by governments to promote it? What works and under what circumstances? These key questions have profound implications. This book presents a framework for the analysis of innovation models…

    Hardback – 2001-05-24
    Routledge
    CIB

  • External Works, Roads and Drainage: A Practical Guide book cover

    External Works, Roads and Drainage

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Phil Pitman

    External Works Roads and Drainage: A Practical Guide bridges the gap between theory and practice in building, construction and civil engineering, providing practical guidance, and the knowledge required 'on the job'. This comprehensive book includes sections on legislation, environmental issues,…

    Paperback – 2001-05-17
    CRC Press

  • Radon: Guidance on Protective Measures for New Dwellings in Northern Ireland: (BR 413) book cover

    Radon: Guidance on Protective Measures for New Dwellings in Northern Ireland

    (BR 413), 1st Edition

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2001-03-23
    IHS BRE Press

  • Protective Measures for Housing on Gas-contaminated Land: (BR 414) book cover

    Protective Measures for Housing on Gas-contaminated Land

    (BR 414), 1st Edition

    By Roger Johnson

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2001-02-02
    IHS BRE Press

  • Masonry Wall Construction book cover

    Masonry Wall Construction

    1st Edition

    By A.W. Hendry, F. M. Khalaf

    This volume provides a concise overview of the main facets of masonry wall construction, including materials, structural design, types of walls, movement, insulation, rain exclusion, site practice, defects and repair. The subject is covered in sufficient depth for a comprehensive introduction with…

    Paperback – 2000-09-28
    CRC Press

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