Building & Construction: Building Techniques

  • Building and Urban Space Accessibility: POLIS: Decision Support Tools and Policy Initiatives in Support of Universal Design of Buildings (EP 83) book cover

    Building and Urban Space Accessibility

    POLIS: Decision Support Tools and Policy Initiatives in Support of Universal Design of Buildings (EP 83), 1st Edition

    This report introduces the POLIS methodology and Decision Support System for Universal Building Design. It sets it within the context of access audit and action planning. POLIS is an assessment tool that has been developed through research, and the report is intended to highlight its potential.…

    Paperback – 2008-03-14
    IHS BRE Press

  • Cladding of Buildings book cover

    Cladding of Buildings

    4th Edition

    By Alan J. Brookes, Alan J. Brookes, Maarten Meijs

    This key text addresses the topic of lightweight claddings in buildings and is a useful guide and reference resource. Written by well-known specialists in the field, this fourth edition of an established text has been revised throughout to incorporate the latest environmental issues, the use…

    Paperback – 2008-02-14
    Taylor & Francis

  • Mitchell's Structure & Fabric Part 2 book cover

    Mitchell's Structure & Fabric Part 2

    7th Edition

    By J S Foster

    Structure and Fabric Part 2 consolidates and develops the construction principles introduced in Part 1. With generous use of illustrations this book provides a thorough treatment of the techniques used in the construction of various types of building.This new edition has been thoroughly…

    Paperback – 2007-07-12
    Mitchell's Building Series

  • Mitchell's Structure & Fabric Part 1 book cover

    Mitchell's Structure & Fabric Part 1

    7th Edition

    By J S Foster

    A new edition of the best selling title in the prestigious Mitchell's Building Series. This book is the first of a two volume set which provides a complete and thorough treatment of the principles and techniques used in the design and construction of a building. This new edition has been thoroughly…

    Paperback – 2006-11-09
    Mitchell's Building Series

  • Part L Explained: The BRE Guide (BR 489) book cover

    Part L Explained

    The BRE Guide (BR 489), 1st Edition

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2006-04-21
    IHS BRE Press

  • Building Adaptation book cover

    Building Adaptation

    2nd Edition

    By James Douglas

    As existing buildings age, nearly half of all construction activity in Britain is related to maintenance, refurbishment and conversions. Building adaptation is an activity that continues to make a significant contribution to the workload of the construction industry. Given its importance to…

    Paperback – 2006-03-15

  • Brickwork for Apprentices book cover

    Brickwork for Apprentices

    5th Edition

    By J. C. Hodge, Malcolm Thorpe

    Brickwork for Apprentices has been the established reference on brickwork for generations of bricklayers. Continuously in print since 1944, John Hodge’s classic text has now been fully revised in its fifth edition by Malcolm Thorpe – who acted as a CITB Advisor and was involved in the draughting of…

    Paperback – 2006-01-17

  • Concrete Design to EN 1992 book cover

    Concrete Design to EN 1992

    2nd Edition

    By L. H. Martin, J. A. Purkiss

    The transition from national standards for concrete structural design to Eurocode EN 1992 is the biggest change to concrete design for decades.This new edition of Concrete Design explains the key differences between BS8110 and EN1992, and teaches the fundamentals of the design of concrete…

    Paperback – 2005-12-16
    CRC Press

  • Cements, Limes and Plasters: Their Materials, Manufacture and Properties book cover

    Cements, Limes and Plasters

    Their Materials, Manufacture and Properties, 1st Edition

    By Edwin Clarence Eckel

    Edwin Eckel's exceptionally detailed volume, published in 1928, presents a wealth of information drawing on his own research as well as the work of all the eminent international authorities in the field of lime mortars and cements. It captures the fascinating development of building materials from…

    Hardback – 2005-11-01

  • Roof Cooling Techniques: A Design Handbook book cover

    Roof Cooling Techniques

    A Design Handbook, 1st Edition

    By Evyatar Erell

    Edited by Simos Yannas, Jose Luis Molina

    Natural heating and cooling of buildings helps to improve energy efficiency in the built environment. This book considers the principles of roof design and specific systems and cooling techniques. The authors explain the fundamental principles of roof cooling and describe in detail the relevant…

    Paperback – 2005-09-01

  • Dictionary of Architectural and Building Technology book cover

    Dictionary of Architectural and Building Technology

    4th Edition

    By Henry Cowan, Peter Smith

    Edited by Henry Cowan, Peter Smith

    A comprehensive summary of the vocabulary used across the building industry, from the preparation of an architectural brief, through creative and technical design, to construction technology and facilities management. The latest edition has several substantially revised entries as well as many new…

    Paperback – 2004-06-10

  • Roofing Failures book cover

    Roofing Failures

    1st Edition

    By Carl G. Cash

    The book starts by setting out the duties of a building pathologist in the context of the modern roofing industry, defining failure and explaining its underlying causes. The main chapters then deal with the main specific types of failure: fire, shrinkage and roofing systems displacement, calendar…

    Hardback – 2003-06-12

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