Building & Construction: Building Techniques

  • Brickwork: History, Technology and Practice: v.1&2 book cover

    Brickwork: History, Technology and Practice: v.1&2

    1st Edition

    By Gerard Lynch

    Presented in a straightforward and highly readable style, these two volumes offer an in-depth guide to all aspects of brickwork and bricklaying practice. Gerard Lynch has put together these comprehensive and instructive volumes linking past knowledge and practices with modern skills and materials,…

    Hardback – 1994-03-01
    Routledge

  • Building the Future: Innovation in design, materials and construction book cover

    Building the Future

    Innovation in design, materials and construction, 1st Edition

    Edited by G.S.T. Armer, J.L. Clarke, F.K. Garas

    This book forms the proceedings of the international seminar held by the Institution of Structural Engineers and the Building Research Establishment in Brighton in April 1993. It brings together contributions from 20 countries on recent innovations in building and construction.…

    Hardback – 1994-02-03
    CRC Press

  • Domestic Building Surveys book cover

    Domestic Building Surveys

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Williams

    This is a practical guide showing how to undertake a domestic building survey. The text describes the practical aspects of surveying with a full description of the author's own experience, at the same time drawing out the important principles involved.…

    Paperback – 1993-09-23
    Routledge

  • Guidelines for Design of Low-Rise Buildings Subjected to Lateral Forces book cover

    Guidelines for Design of Low-Rise Buildings Subjected to Lateral Forces

    1st Edition

    By Ajaya Kumar Gupta, Peter James Moss

    Guidelines for Design of Low-Rise Buildings Subjected to Lateral Forces is a concise guide that identifies performance issues, concerns, and research needs associated with low-rise buildings. The book begins with an introduction that discusses special problems with low-rise buildings subjected to…

    Hardback – 1993-07-20
    CRC Press

  • Surveying Dwellings with High Indoor Radon Levels: A BRE Guide to Radon Remedial Measures in Existing Dwellings (BR 250) book cover

    Surveying Dwellings with High Indoor Radon Levels

    A BRE Guide to Radon Remedial Measures in Existing Dwellings (BR 250), 1st Edition

    By Chris Scivyer

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1993-01-01
    IHS BRE Press

  • Construction of Buildings on Expansive Soils book cover

    Construction of Buildings on Expansive Soils

    1st Edition

    By E.A. Sorochan

    The series comprises selected translations of Russian geotechnical literature, and this is a translation of a 1989 second edition reference. Coverage includes laws governing expansion and contraction of argillaceous soils, principles governing deformation of soil mass and foundations during soil exp…

    Hardback – 1991-01-01
    CRC Press

  • Sanitation Details book cover

    Sanitation Details

    1st Edition

    By L. Woolley

    A companion volume to Drainage Details, the two volumes provide a compact and exact source of reference dealing with the drainage of buildings from sanitary appliance through the underground drainage network, to the final outfall.…

    Paperback – 1990-05-01
    Routledge

  • Quality Assurance of Welded Construction book cover

    Quality Assurance of Welded Construction

    2nd Edition

    Edited by N T Burgess

    Since the first edition of this book was published, most developments in welding construction have been within the quality assurance element of the process rather than in welding technology itself.The continuous pressures from worldwide clients seeking better reliability from welded structures has…

    Hardback – 1989-04-10
    CRC Press

  • A Practical Guide to Single Storey House Extensions book cover

    A Practical Guide to Single Storey House Extensions

    1st Edition

    By Andrew R. Williams

    A guide to tackling the problems experienced in a project of this nature relevant to planning and building control procedures.…

    Paperback – 1989-03-16
    Routledge

  • Design Load for Water Supply in Buildings book cover

    Design Load for Water Supply in Buildings

    1st Edition

    Edited by F. Kiya, S. Murakawa

    .…

    Hardback – 1989-01-01
    CRC Press

  • Drainage Details book cover

    Drainage Details

    2nd Edition

    By L. Woolley

    A unique set of 45 information sheets giving complete details of all forms of drainage work for the builder and surveyor.…

    Paperback – 1988-08-31
    Routledge

  • Building Failures: Diagnosis and avoidance book cover

    Building Failures

    Diagnosis and avoidance, 2nd Edition

    By W.H. Ransom

    In recent years building failures and the resulting lawsuits and awards for damages have frequently been in the news. The biggest headlines may have been reserved for structural failures and complete collapses, but we should not forget the less newsworthy failures such as leaky roofs, damp walls,…

    Paperback – 1987-11-19
    Routledge

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