Building & Construction: Building Techniques

  • Understanding Quality Assurance in Construction: A Practical Guide to ISO 9000 for Contractors book cover

    Understanding Quality Assurance in Construction

    A Practical Guide to ISO 9000 for Contractors, 1st Edition

    By H.W. Chung

    The ISO 9000 family of quality standards has been adopted world-wide as a framework for building better relationships between suppliers and customers. Originally a manufacturing-industry concern, quality is now acknowledged to be a key issue for the construction sector whose clients increasingly…

    Paperback – 1999-08-12
    Routledge
    Understanding Construction

  • Profiled Sheet Roofing and Cladding: A Guide to Good Practice book cover

    Profiled Sheet Roofing and Cladding

    A Guide to Good Practice, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Nick Selves, J. Shanahan, Colin Sproul

    This guide, the third edition of the NFRCs guide to good practice, is an accessible and practical code of practice in the application, design and installation of profiled sheeting and wall and roof cladding. The UK has developed very cost-effective methods of erecting and cladding factory,…

    Paperback – 1999-05-27
    Routledge

  • Design for Secure Residential Environments book cover

    Design for Secure Residential Environments

    1st Edition

    By S. Crouch, Henry Shaftoe, Roy Fleming

    There is currently a great deal of interest in crime prevention and how it can be reduced through better design. Design for a Secure Residential Environment provides the framework on which the risk of crime can be reduced through sensible design of the vulnerable parts of houses, community…

    Paperback – 1998-11-17
    Routledge
    Chartered Institute of Building

  • Stadia Arenas and Grandstands: Design, Construction and Operation book cover

    Stadia Arenas and Grandstands

    Design, Construction and Operation, 1st Edition

    Edited by P. Thompson, J. Tolloczko, N. Clarke

    This book covers the International Concrete Society Conference held at the Cardiff International Arena and will be of interest to architects and planners, facility managers and consultants in the fields of engineering, environmental control and services and leisure managemnet, media facilities and…

    Hardback – 1998-04-16
    CRC Press

  • Intermediate GNVQ Construction and the Built Environment book cover

    Intermediate GNVQ Construction and the Built Environment

    2nd Edition

    By Des Millward, Kemal Ahmet, Jeff Attfield

    GNVQ Construction and the Built Environment: Intermediate provides essential coverage of the general skills, knowledge and understanding required for the four mandatory units in the Intermediate GNVQ. The book covers all the underpinning knowledge the student needs to know to satisfy the evidence…

    Paperback – 1998-01-02
    Routledge

  • Water Jet Applications in Construction Engineering book cover

    Water Jet Applications in Construction Engineering

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas W. Momber

    This book is a complete review of field experiences collected over the 1990s, covering the background of the subject, principles and equipment used. Divided into twenty-five chapters, all aspects of water jets are considered including their many applications and safe use.…

    Hardback – 1998-01-01
    CRC Press

  • BREEAM 98 for Offices: An Environmental Assessment Method for Office Buildings (BR 350) book cover

    BREEAM 98 for Offices

    An Environmental Assessment Method for Office Buildings (BR 350), 1st Edition

    By Roger Baldwin

    BREEAM was launched in 1990 to provide an environmental assessment and labelling scheme for buildings. The scheme is updated periodically to ensure that it continues to represent best practice. This publication describes the version for offices and provides a background to the scheme and the…

    Paperback – 1998-01-01
    IHS BRE Press

  • A BRE Guide to Radon Remedial Measures in Existing Dwellings: Dwellings with Cellars and Basements (BR 343) book cover

    A BRE Guide to Radon Remedial Measures in Existing Dwellings: Dwellings with Cellars and Basements (BR 343)

    1st Edition

    By C.R. Scivyer

    One of a series giving practical advice on methods of reducing radon levels in existing dwellings, based on a large body of remedial work carried out to advice given by BRE, and on discussions with others working in the field. It is intended to help surveyors, builders and householders who are…

    Paperback – 1998-01-01
    IHS BRE Press

  • Green Building Handbook: Volume 1: A Guide to Building Products and their Impact on the Environment book cover

    Green Building Handbook: Volume 1

    A Guide to Building Products and their Impact on the Environment, 1st Edition

    By Tom Woolley, Sam Kimmins, Rob Harrison, Paul Harrison

    Environmentally responsible building involves resolving many conflicting issues and requirements. Each stage in the design process from the fundamental decisions about what, where and even whether to build has implications for the environment. Evolving out of the success of Green Building Digest, a…

    Paperback – 1997-11-27
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Formwork: A practical guide book cover

    Formwork

    A practical guide, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Lee, Peter McAdam

    To optimise formwork costs and minimise the time for its construction, the contractor needs to understand the guiding principles of safe and efficient formwork construction. He must also have some insight into the relative merits of the various methods, and should appreciate the practical details…

    Paperback – 1997-08-07
    CRC Press

  • Factory-Constructed Housing Developments: Planning, Design, and Construction book cover

    Factory-Constructed Housing Developments

    Planning, Design, and Construction, 1st Edition

    By William F. Albern

    An attractive, lower-cost alternative to site-built homes, factory-constructed housing is becoming increasingly popular. New, more sophisticated methods of construction and strict federal, state, and local codes have resulted in safer, more attractive, and more affordable homes.Written by a…

    Hardback – 1997-06-19
    CRC Press

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