• Preventing Workplace Incidents in Construction: Data Mining and Analytics Applications book cover

    Preventing Workplace Incidents in Construction

    Data Mining and Analytics Applications, 1st Edition

    By Imriyas Kamardeen

    The construction industry is vital to any national economy; it is also one of the most susceptible to workplace incidents. The unacceptably high rates of incidents in construction have huge socio-economic consequences for the victims, their families and friends, co-workers, employers and society at…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • An Introduction to Virtual Sound Barriers book cover

    An Introduction to Virtual Sound Barriers

    1st Edition

    By Xiaojun Qiu

    A virtual sound barrier is an active noise control system that uses arrays of loudspeakers and microphones to create a useful size of quiet zone and can be used to reduce sound propagation, radiation, or transmission from noise sources or to reduce noise level around people in a noisy environment.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-26 
    CRC Press

  • Risk Management in Engineering and Construction: Tools and Techniques book cover

    Risk Management in Engineering and Construction

    Tools and Techniques, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Ogunlana, Prasanta Dey

    Today’s businesses are driven by customer ‘pull’ and technological ‘push’. To remain competitive in this dynamic business world, engineering and construction organizations are constantly innovating with new technology tools and techniques to improve process performance in their projects. Their…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Accounting for Construction: Frameworks, Productivity, Cost and Performance book cover

    Accounting for Construction

    Frameworks, Productivity, Cost and Performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rick Best, Jim Meikle

    Accounting for Construction follows on from Measuring Construction, edited by the same team. It extends the coverage of some of the material in the first volume and expands the range of related topics to include, inter alia, shadow economies, accounting for informal construction and the treatment…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge

  • Making Sense of Innovation in the Built Environment book cover

    Making Sense of Innovation in the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Natalya Sergeeva

    This book offers a new understanding of innovation in the built environment. The ways meaning of innovation is constructed has important implications for policymakers, project managers, academics and students. Through a longitudinal research study into innovation in firms and projects, the book…

    Hardback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Noise in the Plastics Processing Industry, 2nd edition book cover

    Noise in the Plastics Processing Industry, 2nd edition

    2nd Edition

    By Robert Peters

    This practical guide for managers and engineers in the plastics industry shows how to reduce high noise levels which often occur in the workplace and reduce the risk of noise-induced hearing damage to employees. Practical methods for reducing noise from industrial machinery are described and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-03
    CRC Press

  • Affordable Housing Governance and Finance: Innovations, partnerships and comparative perspectives book cover

    Affordable Housing Governance and Finance

    Innovations, partnerships and comparative perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerard Van Bortel, Vincent Gruis, Joost Nieuwenhuijzen, Ben Pluijmers

    There is a large shortage of affordable housing across Europe. In high‐demand urban areas housing shortages lead to unaffordable prices for many target groups. This book explores innovations to support a sufficient supply of affordable and sustainable rental housing. Affordable housing is…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Design and Construction in Africa: A System Dynamics Approach book cover

    Sustainable Design and Construction in Africa

    A System Dynamics Approach, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-08-30
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Contemporary Issues in Construction in Developing Countries book cover

    Contemporary Issues in Construction in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by George Ofori

    Economic growth and socio-economic development are particuliarly important for developing countries, and the construction industry plays a central role in driving both of these. Traditionally the issues faced have been assumed to be merely offshoots of those encountered in industrialised…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Housing for Degrowth: Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Housing for Degrowth

    Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anitra Nelson, François Schneider

    ‘Degrowth’, a type of ‘postgrowth’, is becoming a strong political, practical and cultural movement for downscaling and transforming societies beyond capitalist growth and non-capitalist productivism to achieve global sustainability and satisfy everyone’s basic needs. This groundbreaking…

    Hardback – 2018-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Delhi's Changing Built Environment book cover

    Delhi's Changing Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Piyush Tiwari, Jyoti Rao

    The rapid expansion, urban form and development of the built environment in the world’s second most populous city, Delhi, has been the consequence of social, political, economic, planning and architectural traditions that have shaped the city over thousands of years. Whilst seamless at times, these…

    Hardback – 2018-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Funding and Financing Transport Infrastructure: Business Models to Enhance and Enable Financing of Infrastructure in Transport book cover

    Funding and Financing Transport Infrastructure

    Business Models to Enhance and Enable Financing of Infrastructure in Transport, 1st Edition

    Edited by Athena Roumboutsos, Hans Voordijk, Aristeidis Pantelias

    This book seeks to enhance understanding of the impacts of project setup and its implementation environment on project performance by leveraging information from the study of a rich set of European transport infrastructure project cases. It puts forward a system’s view of project delivery and aims…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge
    Spon Research

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