Building & Construction: Green Construction

  • Lean Construction: Core Concepts and New Frontiers book cover

    Lean Construction

    Core Concepts and New Frontiers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Tzortzopoulos, Michail Kagioglou, Lauri Koskela

    This book collates the main research developments around Lean Construction over the past 25 years with contributions from many seminal authors in the field. It takes stock of developments since the publication of Koskela’s (1992) Application of the new production philosophy to construction, and in…

    Hardback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Construction 4.0: An Innovation Platform for the Built Environment book cover

    Construction 4.0

    An Innovation Platform for the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anil Sawhney, Michael Riley, Javier Irizarry

    Modelled on the concept of Industry 4.0, the idea of Construction 4.0 is based on a confluence of trends and technologies that promise to reshape the way built environment assets are designed, constructed and operated. With the pervasive use of Building Information Modelling (BIM), lean…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge

  • Lean Project Delivery and Integrated Practices in Modern Construction book cover

    Lean Project Delivery and Integrated Practices in Modern Construction

    2nd Edition

    By Lincoln H. Forbes, Syed M Ahmed

    Lean Project Delivery and Integrated Practices in Modern Construction is the new and enhanced edition of the pioneering book Modern Construction by Lincoln H. Forbes and Syed M. Ahmed. This book provides a multi-faceted approach for applying lean methodologies to improve design and construction…

    Hardback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Co-housing in Europe (Open Access): Towards Sustainable Cities? book cover

    Contemporary Co-housing in Europe (Open Access)

    Towards Sustainable Cities?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pernilla Hagbert, Henrik Gutzon Larsen, Håkan Thörn, Cathrin Wasshede

    This book investigates co-housing as an alternative housing form in relation to sustainable urban development. Co-housing is often lauded as a more sustainable way of living. The primary aim of this book is to critically explore co-housing in the context of wider social, economic, political and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge

  • Bioclimatic Double-Skin Façades book cover

    Bioclimatic Double-Skin Façades

    1st Edition

    By Mary Ben Bonham

    Visually enriched with over 250 photographs and drawings, Bioclimatic Double-Skin Façades is an essential reference guide for understanding the types and functions of double-skin facades. Author Mary Ben Bonham examines the history and continuing potential of double-skin architecture, informing on…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Living Architecture, Living Cities: Soul-Nourishing Sustainability book cover

    Living Architecture, Living Cities

    Soul-Nourishing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Julie Gwilliam

    It’s widely accepted that our environment is in crisis. Less widely recognized is that three quarters of environmental damage is due to cities – the places where most of us live. As this powerful new book elucidates, global sustainability is therefore directly dependent on urban design. In Living…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Whole Life Costing for Sustainable Building book cover

    Whole Life Costing for Sustainable Building

    1st Edition

    By Mariana Trusson

    Whole life costing is now integral to building procurement, both for new buildings and major refurbishments. It is key when assessing investment scenarios for estates as well as individual buildings, and has become a tool for justifying higher capital cost items. Standard whole life costing methods…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Estimating, Plan Reading and Construction Techniques book cover

    Introduction to Estimating, Plan Reading and Construction Techniques

    1st Edition

    By Gary Anglin

    To understand Construction Estimating one must also understand plan reading and construction techniques. This book is designed to teach the construction student these three core skills in equal measure. Using hundreds of plans, sketches, and photos, the book builds case studies of the major…

    Hardback – 2019-11-18 
    Routledge

  • Chudley and Greeno's Building Construction Handbook book cover

    Chudley and Greeno's Building Construction Handbook

    12th Edition

    By Roy Chudley, Roger Greeno, Karl Kovac

    The 12th edition of Chudley and Greeno’s Building Construction Handbook remains THE authoritative reference for all construction students and professionals. The principles and processes of construction are explained with the concepts of design included where appropriate. Extensive coverage of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Saving The Planet By Design: Reinventing Our World Through Ecomimesis book cover

    Saving The Planet By Design

    Reinventing Our World Through Ecomimesis, 1st Edition

    By Ken Yeang

    Can we ‘save the Planet’? For a resilient, durable and sustainable future for human society, we need to repurpose, reinvent, redesign, remake and recover our human-made world so that our built environment is benignly and seamlessly biointegrated with Nature to function synergistically with it.…

    Paperback – 2019-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Green Up!: Sustainable Design Solutions for Healthier Work and Living Environments book cover

    Green Up!

    Sustainable Design Solutions for Healthier Work and Living Environments, 1st Edition

    By Stevie Famulari

    There are unique greening solutions and practices that help create a lifestyle shift, improving the health of living and working spaces for its occupants from a personal, business, environmental, and profitable perspective. Short-term and long-term considerations are important elements when moving…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07
    Productivity Press

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