Building & Construction: Building Techniques

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Multi-purpose High-rise Towers and Tall Buildings book cover

    Multi-purpose High-rise Towers and Tall Buildings

    1st Edition

    Edited by H.R. Viswanath, Jurek Tolloczko, J.N. Clarke

    Interest continues to develop in the design and construction of high-rise towers and tall buildings, structures with heights ranging from 75m to 500m and even more. This volume presents the papers from the third in a series of international conferences on the subject, organised by the International…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Revival: The Interpreter Geddes (1928): The Man and His Gospel book cover

    Revival: The Interpreter Geddes (1928)

    The Man and His Gospel, 1st Edition

    By Amelia Defries

    What so strongly attracted the author in Patrick Geddes when she came to know him in India was, not his scientific achievements, but, on the contrary, the rare fact of the fullness of his personality rising far above his science. Whatever subjects he has studied and mastered have…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Structural Foundations Manual for Low-Rise Buildings book cover

    Structural Foundations Manual for Low-Rise Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Atkinson

    This book provides practical and buildable solutions for the design of foundations for housing and other low-rise buildings, especially those on abnormal or poor ground. A wealth of expert information and advice is brought together dealing with the key aspects a designer must consider in order to…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20
    CRC Press

  • Designing the British Post-War Home: Kenneth Wood, 1948-1968 book cover

    Designing the British Post-War Home

    Kenneth Wood, 1948-1968, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Fisher

    In Designing the British Post-War Home Fiona Fisher explores the development of modern domestic architecture in Britain through a detailed study of the work of the successful Surrey-based architectural practice of Kenneth Wood. Wood’s firm is representative of a geographically distinct category of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • An Architecture of Parts: Architects, Building Workers and Industrialisation in Britain 1940 - 1970 book cover

    An Architecture of Parts: Architects, Building Workers and Industrialisation in Britain 1940 - 1970

    1st Edition

    By Christine Wall

    This book is unique in describing the history of post war reconstruction from an entirely new perspective by focusing on the changing relationship between architects and building workers. It considers individual, as well as collective, interactions with technical change and in doing so brings…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • 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

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