Building & Construction: Building Techniques

  • Chudley and Greeno's Building Construction Handbook book cover

    Chudley and Greeno's Building Construction Handbook

    12th Edition

    By Roy Chudley, Roger Greeno, Karl Kovac

    The 12th edition of Chudley and Greeno’s Building Construction Handbook remains THE authoritative reference for all construction students and professionals. The principles and processes of construction are explained with the concepts of design included where appropriate. Extensive coverage of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Offsite Architecture: Constructing the future book cover

    Offsite Architecture

    Constructing the future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ryan E. Smith, John D. Quale

    Architects have been intrigued by prefabricated construction since the early twentieth century. Recent advances in design, engineering and manufacturing processes have led to a significant expansion in the use of pre-assembled components, which are fitted to finished structures on site.…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14
    Routledge

  • Seismic Isolation for Architects book cover

    Seismic Isolation for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Charleson, Adriana Guisasola

    Seismic isolation offers the highest degree of earthquake protection to buildings and their inhabitants. Modern applications of the technology are less than 50 years old and uptake in seismically active regions continues to soar. Seismic Isolation for Architects is a comprehensive introduction to…

    Paperback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge

  • Building Construction Handbook book cover

    Building Construction Handbook

    11th Edition

    By Roy Chudley, Roger Greeno

    Ideal for students on all construction courses Topics presented concisely in plain language and with clear drawings Updated to include revisions to Building and Construction regulations The Building Construction Handbook is THE authoritative reference for all construction students and…

    Paperback – 2016-04-04
    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Construction of Houses book cover

    The Construction of Houses

    5th Edition

    By Duncan Marshall, Derek Worthing, Roger Heath, Nigel Dann

    The fifth edition of this successful textbook is aimed specifically at those students and practitioners who require a broad understanding of building construction as part of a wider sphere of professional activity. The book provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of…

    Paperback – 2013-02-25
    Estates Gazette

  • Traditional Construction for a Sustainable Future book cover

    Traditional Construction for a Sustainable Future

    1st Edition

    By Carole Ryan

    Since the spread of classical design and construction amongst the upper echolons of British society in the late seventeenth century, traditional construction methods have largely fallen by the wayside. Centuries later, as the construction industry faces up to its environmental responsibilities…

    Paperback – 2011-01-07
    Routledge

  • Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildings book cover

    Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By David Highfield, Christopher Gorse

    A detailed guide to the technical aspects of refurbishing and upgrading buildings, this book provides solutions to a range of problems, challenges and issues and is essential reading for all students studying building refurbishment at all levels. Includes: existing floor and wall…

    Paperback – 2009-05-27
    Spon Press

  • The Technology of Building Defects book cover

    The Technology of Building Defects

    1st Edition

    By John Hinks, Geoff Cook

    The Technology of Building Defects has been developed to provide a unique review of the subject. Defects are considered as part of the whole building rather than in isolation. General educational objectives are set out which offer the reader the opportunity of self-assessment. Each section is…

    Paperback – 1997-10-30
    Routledge

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