Building & Construction: Construction Management

  • 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 – 2017-10-31 
    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, and elsewhere. This remains the most concise guide available to the most commonly used JCT building contracts: Standard Building Contract with quantities, 2016…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge
    Understanding Construction

  • 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 – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge

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

    Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure

    Paths to the Future, 2nd Edition

    By Annie 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 – 2017-09-19 
    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

  • 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 – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Occupational Health and Safety in Construction Project Management book cover

    Occupational Health and Safety in Construction Project Management

    By Helen Lingard, Steve Rowlinson

    With the increase in legislation and the drive for ever-greater efficiency and accountability, health and safety in construction is becoming an increasingly important subject. This book covers the essential issues that apply specifically to construction projects, including the nature and causes of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-30 
    Routledge

  • New Financial Strategies for Sustainable Buildings: Practical Guidance for Built Environment Professionals book cover

    New Financial Strategies for Sustainable Buildings

    Practical Guidance for Built Environment Professionals

    By Stephen Finnegan

    Built environment professionals considering whether to embark on the design and construction or retrofit of a fully ‘sustainable’ or ‘green’ build need to know the financial implications of their decisions. What are their financial options? What are the risks? This book offers practical guidance on…

    Paperback – 2017-07-25
    Routledge

  • Integrating Information in Built Environments book cover

    Integrating Information in Built Environments

    Edited by Adriana X Sanchez, Keith Hampson, Geoffrey London

    In an increasingly globalised built environment industry, achieving higher levels of integration across organisational and software boundaries can lead to improved economic, social and environmental outcomes. This book is the direct result of a collaborative global network of industry and academic…

    Hardback – 2017-07-10
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Culture in International Construction book cover

    Culture in International Construction

    By Wilco Tijhuis, Richard Fellows

    Despite the wide range of technologies involved, the construction industry still relies heavily on one old-fashioned component: the human. The clients, managers, designers, investors, and a whole host of other stakeholders are all involved in a crucial series of relationships that are just as…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    CIB

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

    Clients and Users in Construction

    Agency, Governance and Innovation

    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

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