Building & Construction: Construction Law

  • Contract Law in the Construction Industry Context book cover

    Contract Law in the Construction Industry Context

    1st Edition

    By Carl J. Circo

    This book chronicles how contract cases from the construction industry have influenced, solidified, refined and particularized U.S. contract law. The book’s central claim is that the construction industry experience has helped to contextualize U.S. contract law and, therefore, has encouraged the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-18 
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Clients and Users in Construction: Agency, Governance and Innovation book cover

    Clients and Users in Construction

    Agency, Governance and Innovation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Haugbølle, David Boyd

    Clients have been identified as critical for building delivery but have been under-researched with only a few studies about them. This book seeks to address this gap. A deeper look into the nature of construction clients and their relation to building users exposes more fundamental questions…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Construction Adjudication in Ireland book cover

    Construction Adjudication in Ireland

    1st Edition

    By Anthony Hussey

    The Construction Contracts Act 2013 introduces adjudication for the construction industry in Ireland for the first time. The essence of adjudication is in providing a means whereby disputes as to payment under a construction contract are resolved quickly and cheaply. The key feature distinguishing…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • Court-Connected Construction Mediation Practice: A Comparative International Review book cover

    Court-Connected Construction Mediation Practice

    A Comparative International Review, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Agapiou, Deniz Artan Ilter

    The value of mediation has been widely acknowledged worldwide, as shown by the number of jurisdictions in which the courts enforce obligations on parties to negotiate and adopt mediation to settle construction disputes. This book examines the expansion and development of court-connected…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Target Cost Contracting Strategy in Construction: Principles, Practices and Case Studies book cover

    Target Cost Contracting Strategy in Construction

    Principles, Practices and Case Studies, 1st Edition

    By Daniel W.M. Chan, Joseph H.L. Chan

    The problems inherent in the traditional design-bid-build procurement method often lead to the adversarial working relationships within the construction industry. Target cost contracts, accompanied by a gain-share/pain-share arrangement serving as a cost incentive mechanism, have emerged in…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • OHS Electronic Management Systems for Construction book cover

    OHS Electronic Management Systems for Construction

    1st Edition

    By Imriyas Kamardeen

    Occupational accidents have a massive personal and social cost as well as a major financial cost. The construction industry is one of the most dangerous industries, accounting for around 20–30% of all occupational deaths worldwide. The accompanying financial cost is either absorbed directly or…

    Hardback – 2013-01-23
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Green Buildings and the Law book cover

    Green Buildings and the Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julie Adshead

    In countries such as the UK, the energy used in constructing, occupying and operating buildings represents approximately fifty percent of greenhouse gas emissions. Pressure to improve the environmental performance of buildings during both construction and occupancy, particularly to reduce carbon…

    Hardback – 2011-04-06
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Mediation in the Construction Industry: An International Review book cover

    Mediation in the Construction Industry

    An International Review, 1st Edition

    Edited by Penny Brooker, Suzanne Wilkinson

    The application of construction dispute procedures has changed dramatically in the last decade. This has resulted in an increased use of Alternative Dispute Resolution in many countries, and mediation in particular. Construction is one of the major industries using mediation, in the UK and in many…

    Hardback – 2010-07-12
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Case Studies in Post Construction Liability and Insurance book cover

    Case Studies in Post Construction Liability and Insurance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Lavers

    This comparative international review of law and practice liability describes the framework in which lawyers, insurers, contractors and clients dealing with liability operate. The act of building involves risk and, in the case of damages occurring after construction, it is often hard to identify…

    Hardback – 1999-04-15
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Financial Protection in the UK Building Industry: Bonds, Retentions and Guarantees book cover

    Financial Protection in the UK Building Industry

    Bonds, Retentions and Guarantees, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Hillebrandt, Will Hughes, John Murdoch

    Financial Protection in the UK Building Industry provides comprehensive treatment of an increasingly important but complex aspect of construction management. The term 'Financial Protection' refers to the various mechanisms by which funds are made available to ensure the due performance of a…

    Hardback – 1998-09-10
    Routledge

  • Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management in Construction: An International Perspective book cover

    Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management in Construction

    An International Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edward Davies, Peter Fenn, Michael O'Shea

    Many construction conflicts and disputes are not limited to particular jurisdictions or cultures, but are increasingly becoming common across the industry worldwide. This book is an invaluable guide to international construction law, written by a team of experts and focusing on the following…

    Hardback – 1998-08-27
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Failures and the Law: Structural Failure, Product Liability and Technical Insurance 5 book cover

    Failures and the Law

    Structural Failure, Product Liability and Technical Insurance 5, 1st Edition

    By H.P. Rossmanith

    The interaction between engineering and the law is undergoing dramatic changes. Product liability, laws have been introduced in Japan, patent claims over living organisms have been made in bioengineering and the differing national laws of copyright protection and liability are in the process of…

    Hardback – 1996-12-05
    Routledge

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