Building & Construction: Construction Management

  • Lean Construction: Core Concepts and New Frontiers book cover

    Lean Construction

    Core Concepts and New Frontiers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Tzortzopoulos, Michail Kagioglou, Lauri Koskela

    This book collates the main research developments around Lean Construction over the past 25 years with contributions from many seminal authors in the field. It takes stock of developments since the publication of Koskela’s (1992) Application of the new production philosophy to construction, and in…

    Hardback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Construction 4.0: An Innovation Platform for the Built Environment book cover

    Construction 4.0

    An Innovation Platform for the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anil Sawhney, Michael Riley, Javier Irizarry

    Modelled on the concept of Industry 4.0, the idea of Construction 4.0 is based on a confluence of trends and technologies that promise to reshape the way built environment assets are designed, constructed and operated. With the pervasive use of Building Information Modelling (BIM), lean…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge

  • A Decision-Makers Guide to Public Private Partnerships in Airports book cover

    A Decision-Makers Guide to Public Private Partnerships in Airports

    1st Edition

    By Andy Ricover, Jeffrey Delmon

    Airport development is critical to economic growth and poverty reduction. Governments need all the tools available to ensure world-class airport infrastructure and services. Public Private Partnerships (PPP) offer a particular opportunity in airports. In fact, much of the developed world uses…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Lean Project Delivery and Integrated Practices in Modern Construction book cover

    Lean Project Delivery and Integrated Practices in Modern Construction

    2nd Edition

    By Lincoln H. Forbes, Syed M Ahmed

    Lean Project Delivery and Integrated Practices in Modern Construction is the new and enhanced edition of the pioneering book Modern Construction by Lincoln H. Forbes and Syed M. Ahmed. This book provides a multi-faceted approach for applying lean methodologies to improve design and construction…

    Hardback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge

  • Affordable Housing for Smart Villages book cover

    Affordable Housing for Smart Villages

    1st Edition

    By Hemanta Doloi, Sally Donovan

    This book initiates a fresh discussion of affordability in rural housing set in the context of the rapidly shifting balance between rural and urban populations. It conceptualises affordability in rural housing along a spectrum that is interlaced with cultural and social values integral to rural…

    Paperback – 2019-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Construction Superintendents: Essential Skills for the Next Generation book cover

    Construction Superintendents

    Essential Skills for the Next Generation, 1st Edition

    By Len Holm, John E. Schaufelberger

    Construction Superintendents: Essential Skills for the Next Generation is the first college-level textbook designed to prepare you to take on a site supervisor role on a complex jobsite. The book covers the responsibilities of superintendents in relation to the jobsite project management team, the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-10-15
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Risk Management in Engineering and Construction: Tools and Techniques book cover

    Risk Management in Engineering and Construction

    Tools and Techniques, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Ogunlana, Prasanta Kumar Dey

    Today’s businesses are driven by customer ‘pull’ and technological ‘push’. To remain competitive in this dynamic business world, engineering and construction organizations are constantly innovating with new technology tools and techniques to improve process performance in their projects. Their…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Achieving Value for Money in Capital Build Projects book cover

    Achieving Value for Money in Capital Build Projects

    1st Edition

    By Angela Vodden, Champika Liyanage, Akintola Akintoye

    This book is the first to bring together academic and practitioner views of Value for Money (VFM). VFM has been used to assess whether or not an organisation has obtained the maximum benefit within the resources available to it. A concept used by the public sector to assess the benefits of major…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Project Planning, and Control book cover

    Project Planning, and Control

    1st Edition

    By David G. Carmichael

    Project management is widely used in the construction industry and is central to planning and controlling time, costs and resources. This book enables readers to perform more effectively, to understand project planning and control procedures and to gain an insight into the associated skills.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    Routledge

  • Construction in Cities: Social, Environmental, Political, and Economic Concerns book cover

    Construction in Cities

    Social, Environmental, Political, and Economic Concerns, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia J. Lancaster

    Today's construction environment is more complex than any previous era. The possible impediments to a project's successful completion include not only "bricks and mortar" issues like material availability or curtain wall testing, but a broad array of concerns involving the economic, political,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • B.S.Patil’s Building and Engineering Contracts, 7th Edition book cover

    B.S.Patil’s Building and Engineering Contracts, 7th Edition

    7th Edition

    By B.S. Patil, S.P. Woolhouse

    From the standpoint of practising engineers, architects and contractors, the law of contract is the most important one and, from preparation of technical documents to its execution and in the determination of disputes, the engineer or architect must have relevant knowledge. This book acts as a…

    Paperback – 2019-09-17
    CRC Press

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