Building & Construction: Construction Materials

  • Structural Materials for Sustainable Architecture: Imagining Delight, Form and Performance book cover

    Structural Materials for Sustainable Architecture

    Imagining Delight, Form and Performance, 1st Edition

    By Michael Dickson, Peter Walker

    This book discusses and illustrates the aesthetics, use and shaping of structural materials in the design and construction of a sustainable built environment. It develops the argument for, and an appreciation of, novel and innovative structural engineering forms through the comparative choice of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Principles of Structural Design: Wood, Steel, and Concrete, Third Edition book cover

    Principles of Structural Design

    Wood, Steel, and Concrete, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Ram S. Gupta

    Timber, steel, and concrete are common engineering materials used for designing and constructing structures. The choice of material depends upon the type of structures, availability of material, and the preference of designer. The design practices the code requirements of each material are very…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    CRC Press

  • Construction Equipment Management book cover

    Construction Equipment Management

    2nd Edition

    By John Schaufelberger, Giovanni C. Migliaccio

    This revised and updated edition of Construction Equipment Management fills a gap on this subject by integrating both conceptual and hands-on quantitative knowledge on construction equipment into a process that facilitates student learning. The book first summarizes interdisciplinary concepts that…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge

  • Rescue and reuse: Communities, heritage and architecture book cover

    Rescue and reuse

    Communities, heritage and architecture, 1st Edition

    By Ian Morrison, Merlin Waterson

    Historic buildings and places play an essential role in the everyday lives of the people of the UK, their cultural identity and the economy. They can inspire creativity and enterprise, bring communities together, and make people happier about where they live. This book explores how historic…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better book cover

    Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better

    1st Edition

    By Sandeeka 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 – 2018-11-07
    Routledge

  • Technical Due Diligence and Building Surveying for Commercial Property book cover

    Technical Due Diligence and Building Surveying for Commercial Property

    1st Edition

    By Adrian Tagg

    Technical Due Diligence and Building Surveying for Commercial Property is the first book to introduce the process of technical due diligence (TDD) and examine the role of the building surveyor within the commercial property sector. The book outlines the processes that the surveyor must go through…

    Paperback – 2018-09-20
    Routledge

  • 101 Case Studies in Construction Management book cover

    101 Case Studies in Construction Management

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

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

    Building from Tradition

    Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Building Systems in Interior Design book cover

    Building Systems in Interior Design

    1st Edition

    By Sam Hurt

    Building Systems in Interior Design takes an entirely new approach to teaching this essential topic for Architects, Designers and Building Engineers. Written to prepare students for the real world and packed with practical examples, the book will foster an understanding of specific issues that are…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge

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

    Arup’s Tall Buildings in Asia

    Stories Behind the Storeys, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-10-25
    Routledge

  • Modern Residential Construction Practices book cover

    Modern Residential Construction Practices

    1st Edition

    By David A. Madsen, David P. Madsen

    Modern Residential Construction Practices provides easy-to-read, comprehensive and highly illustrated coverage of residential building construction practices that conform to industry standards in the United States and Canada. Each chapter provides complete descriptions, real-world practices,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05
    Routledge

  • Vernacular and Earthen Architecture: Conservation and Sustainability: Proceedings of SosTierra 2017 (Valencia, Spain, 14-16 September 2017) book cover

    Vernacular and Earthen Architecture: Conservation and Sustainability

    Proceedings of SosTierra 2017 (Valencia, Spain, 14-16 September 2017), 1st Edition

    Edited by Camilla Mileto, Fernando Vegas López-Manzanares, Lidia García-Soriano, Valentina Cristini

    Vernacular architecture in general and earthen architecture in particular, with their rich variety of forms worldwide, are custodians of the material culture and identity of the peoples who built them. In addition, they are widely recognized as ancestral examples of sustainability in all their…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25
    CRC Press

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