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 – 2018-11-30 
    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 – 2018-11-02 
    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 – 2018-10-30 
    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 lecturer in construction management. Over 14 chapters Len Holm has included case studies from real jobsites that cover: organisation, procurement,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-20 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-08-28 
    Routledge
    Building Research and Information

  • 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 – 2018-08-24 
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • 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 – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-08-10 
    CRC Press

  • Understanding the NEC4 ECC Contract: A Practical Handbook book cover

    Understanding the NEC4 ECC Contract

    A Practical Handbook, 2nd Edition

    By Kelvin Hughes

    As usage of the NEC family of contracts continues to grow worldwide, so does the importance of understanding its clauses and nuances to everyone working in the built environment. Understanding the NEC4 ECC Contract uses plain English to lead the reader through the NEC4 Engineering and Construction…

    Paperback – 2018-08-07 
    Routledge
    Understanding Construction

  • Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development in Emerging Market Economies book cover

    Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development in Emerging Market Economies

    Edited by Raymond Talinbe Abdulai, Franklin Obeng-Odoom, Edward Ochieng, Vida Maliene

    Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development in Emerging Market Economies examines the relationships between real estate and construction sectors and explores how each sector, and the relationships between them, affect economic development in emerging market economies (EMEs). Throughout the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • The Streetwise Subbie, 4th Edition book cover

    The Streetwise Subbie, 4th Edition

    By Barry J Ashmore

    Very few books explore the problems which are particular to the relationship between Specialist Contractors and the Main Contractor, or Clients with whom they are in contract. Fewer still provide solutions in such a down to earth no-nonsense way as The Streetwise Subbie does. The Streetwise Subbie…

    Paperback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge

  • Professional Negligence in Construction, Second Edition book cover

    Professional Negligence in Construction, Second Edition

    By Ben Patten, Hugh Saunders

    What is professional negligence? What are the obligations of construction professionals in contract and in tort? In what circumstances might the difference between the obligations be important? These questions are of crucial importance not only to construction lawyers but also to contractors,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge
    Construction Practice Series

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