Building & Construction: Construction Materials

  • Affordable Housing for Smart Villages book cover

    Affordable Housing for Smart Villages

    1st Edition

    By Hemanta Doloi, Sally Donovan

    This book initiates a fresh discussion of affordability in rural housing set in the context of the rapidly shifting balance between rural and urban populations. It conceptualises affordability in rural housing along a spectrum that is interlaced with cultural and social values integral to rural…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

  • Reciprocal Landscapes: Stories of Material Movements book cover

    Reciprocal Landscapes

    Stories of Material Movements, 1st Edition

    By Jane Hutton

    How are the far-away, invisible landscapes where materials come from related to the highly visible, urban landscapes where those same materials are installed? Reciprocal Landscapes: Stories of Material Movements traces five everyday landscape construction materials – fertilizer, stone, steel, trees…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • Historic Construction and Conservation: Materials, Systems and Damage book cover

    Historic Construction and Conservation

    Materials, Systems and Damage, 1st Edition

    By Pere Roca, Paulo B. Lourenço, Angelo Gaetani

    Conservation in the built environment raises fundamental questions which have been debated for centuries - what is worth preserving, how is it possible, why is it important? This book takes a modern approach to the meaning of a heritage structure and its conservation. The historical evolution of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-02
    Routledge

  • Offsite Production and Manufacturing for Innovative Construction: People, Process and Technology book cover

    Offsite Production and Manufacturing for Innovative Construction

    People, Process and Technology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jack S. Goulding, Farzad Pour Rahimian

    The offsite and modular market is continuing to grow. This book builds on the success of a number of initiatives, including formative findings from literature, research and development and practice-based evidence (success stories). It presents new thinking and direction from leading experts in the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    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 – 2019-04-03
    RIBA Publishing

  • 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

  • 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

  • Concrete Solutions book cover

    Concrete Solutions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Grantham, Carmelo Majorana, Valentina Salomoni

    Concrete repair continues to be a subject of major interest to engineers and technologists worldwide. The concrete repair budget for the UK alone currently runs at some UKP 220 per annum. Some estimates have indicated that, worldwide, in 2010 the expenditure for maintenance and repair work will…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    CRC Press

  • Concrete Fracture: A Multiscale Approach book cover

    Concrete Fracture

    A Multiscale Approach, 1st Edition

    By Jan G.M. van Mier

    The study of fracture mechanics of concrete has developed in recent years to the point where it can be used for assessing the durability of concrete structures and for the development of new concrete materials. The last decade has seen a gradual shift of interest toward fracture studies at…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    CRC Press

  • Material Resource Efficiency in Construction: Supporting a circular economy (FB 85) book cover

    Material Resource Efficiency in Construction

    Supporting a circular economy (FB 85), 1st Edition

    By Katherine Adams, Gilli Hobbs

    Paperback – 2017-03-21
    IHS BRE Press

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