Building & Construction: Building Techniques

  • Principles of Structure book cover

    Principles of Structure

    5th Edition

    By Ken Wyatt, Richard Hough

    Since its first publication in 1974, Principles of Structure has established itself at the forefront of introductory texts for students of architecture, building and project management seeking a basic understanding of the behavior and design of building structures. It provides a simple quantitative…

    Paperback – 2013-02-08
    CRC Press

  • Fundamental Building Technology book cover

    Fundamental Building Technology

    2nd Edition

    By Andrew J. Charlett, Craig Maybery-Thomas

    Fundamental Building Technology introduces the technology, methods, and processes fundamental to construction by focussing on what is involved in building a typical low-rise house. Written with the novice in mind, this textbook is the ideal starting point for any construction student, as it fully…

    Paperback – 2013-01-24

  • Mitchell's Introduction to Building book cover

    Mitchell's Introduction to Building

    5th Edition

    By Roger Greeno

    Introduction to Building provides a comprehensive introduction to various aspects of development and associated building procedures, from initial planning and design through procurement of building work, contractual arrangements and construction techniques. Now in its Fifth Edition, this popular…

    Paperback – 2012-11-29
    Mitchell's Building Series

  • Dictionary of Construction Terms book cover

    Dictionary of Construction Terms

    1st Edition

    By Simon Tolson

    The Dictionary of Construction Terms offers clear and concise explanations of the most commonly encountered legal and technical terms, phrases and abbreviations used throughout the construction industry. It will save valuable time when searching for an authoritative explanation of a frequently used…

    Hardback – 2012-10-30
    Informa Law from Routledge

  • Architectural Integration and Design of Solar Thermal Systems book cover

    Architectural Integration and Design of Solar Thermal Systems

    1st Edition

    By Maria Cristina Munari Probst, Christian Roecker

    Although solar thermal systems are technologically mature and cost effective, they have not yet been sufficiently used in building design to play an adequate role in the reduction of fossil fuel consumption. One main hindrance to adoption is the generally low architectural design quality of the…

    Hardback – 2011-10-19
    EPFL Press

  • Building Bundle Set book cover

    Building Bundle Set

    1st Edition

    By Peter Brett, Roy Chudley, Roger Greeno

    Paperback – 2011-08-30

  • Traditional Construction for a Sustainable Future book cover

    Traditional Construction for a Sustainable Future

    1st Edition

    By Carole Ryan

    Since the spread of classical design and construction amongst the upper echolons of British society in the late seventeenth century, traditional construction methods have largely fallen by the wayside. Centuries later, as the construction industry faces up to its environmental responsibilities…

    Paperback – 2011-01-07

  • Roof Construction and Repair book cover

    Roof Construction and Repair

    1st Edition

    By E. Molloy

    Written by a traditional roofer during the Second World War, this reprint of the 1945 edition presents useful step by step guidance on the right techniques for laying and repairing roofs. It highlights the options for repairing damage rather than stripping and relaying the roof. The first four…

    Hardback – 2010-09-22

  • Plastering Plain and Decorative: 4th Revised Edition book cover

    Plastering Plain and Decorative: 4th Revised Edition

    1st Edition

    William Millar's classic book "Plastering Plain and Decorative" is universally referred to as the 'Plasterer's Bible'. It was first published in 1897 and was clearly a great success, with a second edition following a couple of years later in 1899 and a third edition in 1905 (a reprint of the first…

    Hardback – 2010-05-20

  • Practical Masonry: A Guide to the Art of Stone Cutting book cover

    Practical Masonry: A Guide to the Art of Stone Cutting

    1st Edition

    By William R. Purchase

    Regarded by many as the stonemason's bible, Practical Masonry has for many years been one of the best technical stone masonry books available for both apprentices and experienced masons. Originally written in 1896 and published by Crosby Lockwood & Son of London, it met with great acclaim and…

    Hardback – 2010-05-05

  • Home Builder's Guide to Continuous Improvement: Schedule, Quality, Customer Satisfaction, Cost, and Safety book cover

    Home Builder's Guide to Continuous Improvement

    Schedule, Quality, Customer Satisfaction, Cost, and Safety, 1st Edition

    By Jack B. ReVelle, Derek N. Margetts

    Presenting well-known tools and techniques, the Home Builder's Guide to Continuous Improvement provides important insights and necessary information to reduce cycle time duration and variation in order to improve quality and customer satisfaction and to minimize costs and accidents. Each chapter…

    Paperback – 2009-12-16
    CRC Press

  • Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildings book cover

    Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By David Highfield, Christopher Gorse

    A detailed guide to the technical aspects of refurbishing and upgrading buildings, this book provides solutions to a range of problems, challenges and issues and is essential reading for all students studying building refurbishment at all levels. Includes: existing floor and wall…

    Paperback – 2009-05-27
    Spon Press

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