Building & Construction: Construction Management

  • Building from Tradition: Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture book cover

    Building from Tradition

    Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture

    By Elizabeth M. Golden

    Building from Tradition examines the recent resurgence of interest in the handmade building and the use of local and renewable materials in contemporary construction. In the past, raw materials were shaped to provide shelter and to accommodate the cultural, social, and economic needs of individuals…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Building Lean, Building BIM: Improving Construction the Tidhar Way book cover

    Building Lean, Building BIM

    Improving Construction the Tidhar Way

    By Rafael Sacks, Samuel Korb, Ronen Barak

    Building Lean, Building BIM is the essential guide for any construction company that wants to implement Lean Construction and Building Information Modelling (BIM) to gain a strategic edge over their competition. The first of its kind, the book outlines the principles of Lean, the functionality of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • New Aspects of Quantity Surveying Practice book cover

    New Aspects of Quantity Surveying Practice

    4th Edition

    By Duncan Cartlidge

    In this fourth edition of New Aspects of Quantity Surveying Practice, renowned quantity surveying author Duncan Cartlidge reviews the history of the quantity surveyor, examines and reflects on the state of current practice with a concentration on new and innovative practice, and attempts to predict…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Managing Quality in Architecture: Integrating BIM, Risk & Design Process book cover

    Managing Quality in Architecture

    Integrating BIM, Risk & Design Process, 2nd Edition

    By Charles Nelson

    Completely revised throughout for this second edition, Managing Quality in Architecture addresses the new ISO 9001 standards after the significant 2015 revision. ISO 9001 is the global standard for quality, and firms certified under the 2008 edition have 3 years to upgrade their quality systems to…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure: Paths to the Future book cover

    Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure

    Paths to the Future, 2nd Edition

    By Annie R. Pearce, Yong Han Ahn, HanmiGlobal Co, Ltd

    The second edition of Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure continues to provide students with an introduction to the principles and practices of sustainability as they apply to the construction sector, including both buildings and infrastructure systems. As a textbook, it is aimed at students…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge

  • Arup’s Tall Buildings in Asia: Stories Behind the Storeys book cover

    Arup’s Tall Buildings in Asia

    Stories Behind the Storeys

    Edited by Goman Wai-Ming Ho

    Through a series of detailed case studies from East Asia, Arup, one of the global leaders in tall building design, presents the latest developments in the field to inspire more innovative and sustainable ideas in tall building design and engineering. This book exhibits the key design aspects of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-18 
    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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Understanding JCT Standard Building Contracts book cover

    Understanding JCT Standard Building Contracts

    10th Edition

    By David Chappell

    This tenth edition of David Chappell’s bestselling guide has been revised to take into account changes made in 2016 to payment provisions, loss and/or expense, insurance and many other smaller but significant changes, and includes a section on performance bonds and guarantees. This remains the most…

    Paperback – 2017-09-18
    Routledge
    Understanding Construction

  • Building Design, Construction and Performance in Tropical Climates book cover

    Building Design, Construction and Performance in Tropical Climates

    Edited by Mike Riley, Alison Cotgrave, Michael Farragher

    The design, construction and use of buildings in tropical climates pose specific challenges to built environment professionals. This text seeks to capture some of the key issues of technology and practice in the areas of building design, refurbishment, construction and facilities management in…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15
    Routledge

  • Construction Quality Management: Principles and Practice book cover

    Construction Quality Management

    Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Tim Howarth, David Greenwood

    Quality management is essential for facilitating the competitiveness of modern day commercial organisations. Excellence in quality management is a requisite for construction organisations who seek to remain competitive and successful. The challenges presented by competitive construction markets and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge

  • Contractor Health and Safety Compliance for Small to Medium-Sized Construction Companies book cover

    Contractor Health and Safety Compliance for Small to Medium-Sized Construction Companies

    By Zakari Mustapha, Clinton Aigbavboa, Wellington Thwala

    This book explores the formation of small and medium-sized construction company's (SME) compliance with health and safety issues in developing countries. Little has been written about the formation of SME contractors' health and safety compliance for developing countries, especially, in the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-07
    CRC Press

  • Valuing People in Construction book cover

    Valuing People in Construction

    Edited by Fidelis Emuze, John Smallwood

    Valuing People in Construction provides contemporary perspectives on the ‘glue’ that binds the construction process together; people. The book addresses people issues in the construction industry where behavioural outcomes impact upon business and project performance. The main proposition of the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07
    Routledge
    Spon Research

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