Building & Construction: Building Techniques

  • Sick Building Syndrome: Concepts, Issues and Practice book cover

    Sick Building Syndrome

    Concepts, Issues and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jack Rostron

    Sick building syndrome is for many of us an enigma. The legislative precedents currently being set in North America underline the need for rational examination of the problem. This new collection of expert writing will help unravel the complex issues involved. The book explores sick building…

    Paperback – 1997-03-13
    Routledge

  • Creating the Built Environment: The Practicalities of Designing, Constructing and Owning Buildings book cover

    Creating the Built Environment

    The Practicalities of Designing, Constructing and Owning Buildings, 1st Edition

    By Leslie Holes

    We spend most of our lives in buildings and almost every building is unique. The purpose of this book is to explain what buildings are and to provide an integrated overview of how they are built and sustained.The book does not presume any specialist knowledge of buildings, seeking instead to…

    Paperback – 1996-12-19
    Routledge

  • Prevention of Premature Staining in New Buildings book cover

    Prevention of Premature Staining in New Buildings

    1st Edition

    By Phil Parnham

    The appearance of ugly staining early in a buildings life, ruins an otherwise pleasing appearance, tarnishes the image of the owners and gives rise to costly refurbishment works. In this book Phil Parnham raises a number of questions that should be considered whenever a new building is being…

    Paperback – 1996-10-24
    Routledge

  • Finishes book cover

    Finishes

    4th Edition

    By Alan Everett, Yvonne Dean

    The fourth edition of this well established text brings the subject up-to-date with environmental legislation and provides a thorough understanding of the surface technologies of all materials used for finishes. It also aims to minimise the use of finishes which have shorter lives and hence need…

    Paperback – 1996-09-20
    Routledge
    Mitchell's Building Series

  • Investigating Embankment Dams: A guide to the identification and repair of defects (BR303) book cover

    Investigating Embankment Dams

    A guide to the identification and repair of defects (BR303), 1st Edition

    By J. A. Charles, P. Tedd, A. K. Hughes, H. T. Lovenbury

    Paperback – 1996-08-01
    IHS BRE Press

  • Access Scaffolding book cover

    Access Scaffolding

    1st Edition

    By Stewart Champion

    Access scaffolding is the most important element of plant for building, civil engineering and structural engineering contractors. In fact a building or structure cannot be constructed to a height of more than two metres without platforms to work from. These platforms have to be constructed on the…

    Paperback – 1996-06-28
    Routledge
    Chartered Institute of Building

  • Principles of Construction book cover

    Principles of Construction

    2nd Edition

    By Roger Greeno

    Principles of Construction is an illustrated guide to the processes involved in a building programme, from inception stage through to completion. This second edition has been updated in accordance with current Building Regulation, with the emphasis remaining on safety and the correct use of…

    Paperback – 1995-09-21
    Routledge

  • Practical Stone Masonry book cover

    Practical Stone Masonry

    1st Edition

    By Peter Hill, John David

    Practical Stone Masonry is the first major book in nearly seventy years on the craft of the stonemason. Today the work of the stonemason is almost exclusively confined to the repair of historic buildings, requiring a full working knowledge of the detailed traditional craft practices relating to…

    Hardback – 1995-08-01
    Routledge

  • Practical Guide to Alterations and Extensions book cover

    Practical Guide to Alterations and Extensions

    1st Edition

    By Andrew R. Williams

    This simple-to-use, practical guide to altering or extending property is invaluable to all those who are trying to ensure that the processes involved are carried out efficiently and cost-effectively. For those working or planning to work in the construction industry, it will remind them of the…

    Paperback – 1995-07-13
    Routledge

  • Internal Components book cover

    Internal Components

    1st Edition

    By Alan Blanc

    This book and its companion volume External Components encourage an evaluation of alternative methods for putting components together. Both use contemporary case studies to relate component design to real building.…

    Paperback – 1994-09-26
    Routledge
    Mitchell's Building Series

  • Brickwork: History, Technology and Practice: v.1 book cover

    Brickwork: History, Technology and Practice: v.1

    1st Edition

    By Gerard C.J. Lynch

    This series of books offers an in depth guide to all aspects of brickwork and bricklaying practice. Gerard Lynch, author of the guide to "Guaged Brickwork", has put together these comprehensive and instructive volumes, linking past knowledge and practices with modern skills and materials, so that…

    Hardback – 1994-03-01
    Routledge

  • Brickwork: History, Technology and Practice: v.2 book cover

    Brickwork: History, Technology and Practice: v.2

    1st Edition

    By Gerard C.J. Lynch

    This series of books offers an in depth guide to all aspects of brickwork and bricklaying practice. Gerard Lynch, author of the guide to "Guaged Brickwork", has put together these comprehensive and instructive volumes, linking past knowledge and practices with modern skills and materials, so that…

    Hardback – 1994-03-01
    Routledge

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