• Agents and Multi-Agent Systems in Construction book cover

    Agents and Multi-Agent Systems in Construction

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

  • Revival: The Interpreter Geddes (1928): The Man and His Gospel book cover

    Revival: The Interpreter Geddes (1928)

    The Man and His Gospel, 1st Edition

    By Amelia Defries

    What so strongly attracted the author in Patrick Geddes when she came to know him in India was, not his scientific achievements, but, on the contrary, the rare fact of the fullness of his personality rising far above his science. Whatever subjects he has studied and mastered have…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Brutalism Resurgent book cover

    Brutalism Resurgent

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Gatley, Stuart King

    Brutalism had its origins in béton brut – concrete in the raw – and thus in the post-war work of Le Corbusier. The British architects Alison and Peter Smithson used the term "New Brutalism" from 1953, claiming that if their house in Soho had been built, "it would have been the first exponent of the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • The London Olympics and Urban Development: The Mega-Event City book cover

    The London Olympics and Urban Development

    The Mega-Event City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gavin Poynter, Valerie Viehoff, Yang Li

    As London sought to use the Olympics to achieve an ambitious programme of urban renewal in the relatively socially deprived East London it attracted global attention and sparked debate. This book provides an in-depth study of the transformation of East London as a result of the 2012 Summer Olympic…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • New Forms of Procurement: PPP and Relational Contracting in the 21st Century book cover

    New Forms of Procurement

    PPP and Relational Contracting in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcus C. Jefferies, Steve Rowlinson

    The last three decades have seen the evolution of Public–Private Partnerships (PPPs) and Relationship Contracting (RC) as alternative procurement approaches to traditional methods of delivering public infrastructure. The potential for growth in these new forms of procurement has led to an on-going…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Building Tomorrow: Innovation in Construction and Engineering book cover

    Building Tomorrow: Innovation in Construction and Engineering

    1st Edition

    By André Manseau

    Edited by Rob Shields

    In the past decade construction and engineering have changed dramatically, with an explosion of innovative new approaches to construction and new methodologies. By bringing together economic, social and construction/engineering management perspectives, this book offers a unique and comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Structural Foundations Manual for Low-Rise Buildings book cover

    Structural Foundations Manual for Low-Rise Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Atkinson

    This book provides practical and buildable solutions for the design of foundations for housing and other low-rise buildings, especially those on abnormal or poor ground. A wealth of expert information and advice is brought together dealing with the key aspects a designer must consider in order to…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20
    CRC Press

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

    Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development in Emerging Market Economies

    1st Edition

    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

  • Sound Reinforcement Engineering: Fundamentals and Practice book cover

    Sound Reinforcement Engineering

    Fundamentals and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Wolfgang Ahnert, Frank Steffen

    Sound reinforcement is the increasing of the power of sound signals and reproducing them as acoustic signals. This book gives an introduction to the fundamentals of sound reinforcement engineering, and also explains how it relates to disciplines such as room acoustics. It discusses in detail the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27
    CRC Press

  • Designing the British Post-War Home: Kenneth Wood, 1948-1968 book cover

    Designing the British Post-War Home

    Kenneth Wood, 1948-1968, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Fisher

    In Designing the British Post-War Home Fiona Fisher explores the development of modern domestic architecture in Britain through a detailed study of the work of the successful Surrey-based architectural practice of Kenneth Wood. Wood’s firm is representative of a geographically distinct category of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Occupational Health and Safety in Construction Project Management book cover

    Occupational Health and Safety in Construction Project Management

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Combustion Phenomena: Selected Mechanisms of Flame Formation, Propagation and Extinction book cover

    Combustion Phenomena

    Selected Mechanisms of Flame Formation, Propagation and Extinction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jozef Jarosinski, Bernard Veyssiere

    Extensively using experimental and numerical illustrations, Combustion Phenomena: Selected Mechanisms of Flame Formation, Propagation, and Extinction provides a comprehensive survey of the fundamental processes of flame formation, propagation, and extinction. Taking you through the stages of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20
    CRC Press

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