Building & Construction: Building Techniques

  • Enclosure Masonry Wall Systems Worldwide: Typical Masonry Wall Enclosures in Belgium, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Nordic Countries, Poland, Portugal, the Netherlands and USA book cover

    Enclosure Masonry Wall Systems Worldwide

    Typical Masonry Wall Enclosures in Belgium, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Nordic Countries, Poland, Portugal, the Netherlands and USA, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Pompeu Santos

    Enclosure walls have a key role in building construction, providing structural safety and protecting interiors from intrusion. The concept of an enclosure wall is a traditional one, common to the building history of many countries. There is a tremendous variety in types of enclosure walls,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    CRC Press

  • Builder's Reference Book book cover

    Builder's Reference Book

    12th Edition

    Edited by Leslie Black

    A comphensive guide to information sources relevant to the building industry and legislation affecting it. It is designed for use as a tool either in the office or on site, giving facts in a compendium style to meet the most common requirements of the busy builder.…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Industrialized and Automated Building Systems: A Managerial Approach book cover

    Industrialized and Automated Building Systems

    A Managerial Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Abraham Warszawski

    Industrialized and Automated Building Systems presents a detailed and balanced evaluation of the benefits and drawbacks of industrialized building systems, and considers technological, managerial and economical aspects of industrialization, automation in the industrialized building process in…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Residential Open Building book cover

    Residential Open Building

    1st Edition

    By Stephen H. Kendall, Jonathan Teicher

    Residential Open Building, the result of a CIB Task Group 'Open Building Implementation', provides a state-of-the-art review of open building, fundamental principles, recent developments, and international coverage of current projects on both the public and private arena. Open Building is a highly…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07
    Spon Press

  • Airport Building Information Modelling book cover

    Airport Building Information Modelling

    1st Edition

    By Ozan Koseoglu, Yusuf Arayici

    This book details how Building Information Modelling is being successfully deployed in the planning, design, construction and future operation of the Istanbul New Airport, a mega-scale construction project incorporating a varying mix of infrastructures including terminals, runways, passenger gates,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

  • Materials for Architects and Builders book cover

    Materials for Architects and Builders

    6th Edition

    By Arthur Lyons

    Materials for Architects and Builders provides a clear and concise introduction to the broad range of materials used within the construction industry and covers the essential details of their manufacture, key physical properties, specification and uses. Understanding the basics of materials is a…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06
    Routledge

  • Open and Industrialised Building book cover

    Open and Industrialised Building

    1st Edition

    Edited by A. Sarja

    There is clearly potential for the industrial production of open buildings, buildings where the parts which are designed to allow a high degree of freedom for layout, construction and adaptation. Industrialized open building has the potential to radically cut building costs and construction…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Construction Quality and Quality Standards: The European perspective book cover

    Construction Quality and Quality Standards

    The European perspective, 1st Edition

    By G.A. Atkinson

    Quality is a vital issue to be addressed by all constuction professionals working in Europe today. This book provides clear, concise guidance to the making and use of codes, regulations and technical specifications in Europe.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Historic Construction and Conservation: Materials, Systems and Damage book cover

    Historic Construction and Conservation

    Materials, Systems and Damage, 1st Edition

    By Pere Roca, Paulo B. Lourenço, Angelo Gaetani

    Conservation in the built environment raises fundamental questions which have been debated for centuries - what is worth preserving, how is it possible, why is it important? This book takes a modern approach to the meaning of a heritage structure and its conservation. The historical evolution of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-02
    Routledge

  • Offsite Production and Manufacturing for Innovative Construction: People, Process and Technology book cover

    Offsite Production and Manufacturing for Innovative Construction

    People, Process and Technology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jack S. Goulding, Farzad Pour Rahimian

    The offsite and modular market is continuing to grow. This book builds on the success of a number of initiatives, including formative findings from literature, research and development and practice-based evidence (success stories). It presents new thinking and direction from leading experts in the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge

  • Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings for Seismic Performance: Practical Deterministic and Probabilistic Approaches book cover

    Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings for Seismic Performance

    Practical Deterministic and Probabilistic Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Mark Aschheim, Enrique Hernández-Montes, Dimitrios Vamvatsikos

    The costs of inadequate earthquake engineering are huge, especially for reinforced concrete buildings. This book presents the principles of earthquake-resistant structural engineering, and uses the latest tools and techniques to give practical design guidance to address single or multiple seismic…

    Hardback – 2019-04-18
    CRC Press

  • Construction Equipment Management book cover

    Construction Equipment Management

    2nd Edition

    By John E. Schaufelberger, Giovanni C. Migliaccio

    This revised and updated edition of Construction Equipment Management fills a gap on this subject by integrating both conceptual and hands-on quantitative knowledge on construction equipment into a process that facilitates student learning. The first six chapters summarize interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15
    Routledge

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