Building & Construction: Building Techniques

  • Supports: An Alternative to Mass Housing book cover

    Supports

    An Alternative to Mass Housing, 1st Edition

    By N.J. Habraken

    First translated in English ten years after its original Dutch publication in 1962, this book has inspired practitioners for generations. It’s proposal to distinguish the infill from the support - what users can individually decide in a housing process from what users share - has turned out to be…

    Hardback – 2019-12-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

  • Waterjetting Technology book cover

    Waterjetting Technology

    1st Edition

    By D.A. Summers

    Waterjet technology is used in a variety of industries including civil engineering, mining, geotechnical engineering, tunnelling, defence, construction and conservation. This book is essential reading for all those engaged in waterjet technology - from manufacturers of the equipment through to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    CRC Press

  • 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

  • Introduction to Estimating, Plan Reading and Construction Techniques book cover

    Introduction to Estimating, Plan Reading and Construction Techniques

    1st Edition

    By Gary Anglin

    To understand Construction Estimating one must also understand plan reading and construction techniques. This book is designed to teach the construction student these three core skills in equal measure. Using hundreds of plans, sketches, and photos, the book builds case studies of the major…

    Hardback – 2019-11-18
    Routledge

  • Ice and Construction book cover

    Ice and Construction

    1st Edition

    Edited by L. Makkonen

    This book focuses on two areas of ice technology: the use of ice as a construction material and the problems caused by ice to constructions. In connection with describing past and potential future applications of using ice in construction, a detailed discussion on the mechanical properties of ice…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23
    CRC Press

  • 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

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