Building & Construction: Construction Management

  • Estimator's Pocket Book 2e book cover

    Estimator's Pocket Book 2e

    2nd Edition

    By Duncan Cartlidge

    The Estimator’s Pocket Book, 2nd edition is a concise and practical reference covering the main pricing approaches, as well as useful information such as how to process sub-contractor quotations, tender settlement and adjudication. It is fully up-to-date with NRM2 throughout and describes the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Making Sense of Innovation in the Built Environment book cover

    Making Sense of Innovation in the Built Environment

    By Natalya Sergeeva

    This book offers a new understanding of innovation in project-based firms. It argues that a sensemaking approach is a useful means for explaining innovation and has important implications for policy makers, project managers, academics and students. Through a longitudinal research study into…

    Hardback – 2019-01-05 
    Routledge
    Spon Research

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

    Risk Management in Engineering and Construction

    Tools and Techniques

    Edited by Stephen Ogunlana, Prasanta 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 – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Construction Delays: Extensions of Time and Prolongation Claims book cover

    Construction Delays

    Extensions of Time and Prolongation Claims, 2nd Edition

    By Roger Gibson

    Extension of time submissions are often made after a project has been severely delayed, when consequent problems may be unavoidable. However, if a proper submission is applied for as delays emerge, disruption can be minimised, and the correct extension of time should be awarded.…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Agents and Multi-Agent Systems in Construction book cover

    Agents and Multi-Agent Systems in Construction

    Edited by Chimay Anumba, Zhaomin Ren, O.O. Ugwu

    This book describes current advances and future directions in the theory and application of intelligent agents and multi-agent systems in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) sector. It is the product of an international effort involving a network of construction IT and computing…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better book cover

    Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better

    By Sandeeka Vamudi Mannakkara, Suzanne Wilkinson, Regan Potangaroa

    "Building Back Better" (BBB) has been a popular slogan in disaster recovery efforts around the world including the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, the 2009 Samoan Tsunami, the 2010 Haiti Earthquake, and the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. BBB has recently been identified as one of four priorities of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-02 
    Routledge

  • BIM and Big Data for Construction Cost Management book cover

    BIM and Big Data for Construction Cost Management

    By Weisheng Lu, Chi Cheung Lai, Tung Tse

    This book is designed to help practitioners and students in a wide range of construction project management professions understand what BIM and big data could mean for them, and how they should prepare to work successfully on BIM-compliant projects and maintain their competencies in this essential…

    Hardback – 2018-10-19 
    Routledge

  • 101 Case Studies in Construction Management book cover

    101 Case Studies in Construction Management

    By Len Holm

    This book provides 101 real-life construction management case studies from an author with over 40 years’ experience in the construction industry and as a lecturer in construction management. Over 14 chapters, Len Holm has included case studies from real jobsites that cover organization,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Design and Construction in Africa: A System Dynamics Approach book cover

    Sustainable Design and Construction in Africa

    A System Dynamics Approach

    By Oluwaseun Dosumu, Clinton Aigbavboa

    This book addresses some of the countless challenges faced by developing countries when adopting sustainable design and construction and offers suggestions for the way forward for African development projects. The authors argue that the pervasive non-consideration of the interrelationship between…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Constructability: A Tool for Project Management book cover

    Constructability

    A Tool for Project Management

    By Sharmin Khan

    This book focuses on Constructability, a project management tool and its effectiveness in promotion of sustainable development and architecture. Constructability concentrates on the optimum use of construction knowledge and experience in planning, engineering, procurement and field operations to…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30 
    CRC Press

  • Professionalism for the Built Environment book cover

    Professionalism for the Built Environment

    By Simon Foxell

    In the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, this new book provides thought provoking commentary on the nature of the relationship between society, the prevailing economic system and professionalism in the built environment. It addresses the changing responsibilities of professionals and in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-21 
    Routledge
    Building Research and Information

  • Cost Accounting and Financial Management for Construction Project Managers book cover

    Cost Accounting and Financial Management for Construction Project Managers

    By Len Holm

    Proper cost accounting and financial management are essential elements of any successful construction job, and therefore make up essential skills for construction project managers and project engineers. Many textbooks on the market focus on the theoretical principles of accounting and finance…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge

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