• 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 – 2019-09-01 
    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 – 2019-07-24 
    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 Goulding, Farzad Pour Rahimian

    The off-site 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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge

  • Quality Auditing in Construction Projects: A Handbook book cover

    Quality Auditing in Construction Projects

    A Handbook, 1st Edition

    By Abdul Razzak Rumane

    This book provides construction professionals, designers, contractors and quality auditors involved in construction projects with the auditing skills and processes required to improve construction quality and make their projects more competitive and economical. The processes within the book focus…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge

  • NEC4: 100 Questions and Answers book cover

    NEC4: 100 Questions and Answers

    1st Edition

    By Kelvin Hughes

    This book details some of the most important and interesting questions raised about the NEC family of contracts and provides clear, comprehensive answers to those questions. Written by an NEC expert with over 20 years’ experience using, advising, and training others, the book has several…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Building Stones and Stone Buildings book cover

    Understanding Building Stones and Stone Buildings

    1st Edition

    By John A. Hudson, John W. Cosgrove

    This book covers the wide spectrum of subjects relating to obtaining and using building stones, starting with their geological origin and then describing the nature of granites, volcanics, limestones, sandstones, flint, metamorphic stones, breccias and conglomerates, with emphasis being placed on…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    CRC Press

  • The Client Role in Successful Construction Projects book cover

    The Client Role in Successful Construction Projects

    1st Edition

    By Jason Challender, Russell Whitaker

    The Client Role in Successful Construction Projects is a practical guide for clients on how to initiate, procure and manage construction projects and developments. This book is written from the perspective of the client initiating a construction project as part of a business venture and differs…

    Paperback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge

  • 'One Planet' Cities: Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits book cover

    'One Planet' Cities

    Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits, 1st Edition

    By David Thorpe

    This book addresses the crucial question of how the essential needs of the growing human population can be met without breaking the Earth's already-stretched life-support system. With four out of five people predicted to be urban dwellers by 2080, ‘One Planet’ Cities proposes a pathway to genuine…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge

  • Digital Quality Management in Construction book cover

    Digital Quality Management in Construction

    1st Edition

    By Paul Marsden

    Much is written about Building Information Modelling (BIM) driving collaboration and innovation, but how will future Quality Managers and Engineers develop digital capabilities in augmented and video realities, business intelligence platforms, robots, new materials, artificial intelligence, block…

    Paperback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge

  • Net Zero Energy Building: Predicted and Unintended Consequences book cover

    Net Zero Energy Building

    Predicted and Unintended Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Ming Hu

    What do we mean by net zero energy? Zero operating energy? Zero energy costs? Zero emissions? There is no one answer: approaches to net zero building vary widely across the globe and are influenced by different environmental and cultural contexts. Net Zero Energy Building: Predicted and Unintended…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18 
    Routledge

  • Project Risk and Opportunity Management: The Owner's Perspective book cover

    Project Risk and Opportunity Management

    The Owner's Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Agnar Johansen, Nils O. E. Olsson, George Jergeas, Asbjørn Rolstadås

    Effective risk and opportunity management is key to the successful delivery of any major engineering and construction project. This book looks at how all those involved can manage risk and capitalise on the opportunities that uncertainty present. The authors of this book highlight that…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16 
    Routledge

  • Digital Signal Processing in Audio and Acoustical Engineering book cover

    Digital Signal Processing in Audio and Acoustical Engineering

    1st Edition

    By Francis F. Li, Trevor J. Cox

    Starting with the fundamentals of DSP methods and essential maths, this text focuses on DSP in room acoustic measurements, psycho-acoustics related filter design, machine audition (audio quality assessment), spatial audio and array technologies, surface acoustics and room design, audio pattern…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09 
    CRC Press

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