• Room Acoustics book cover

    Room Acoustics

    6th Edition

    By Heinrich Kuttruff

    Well established as a classic reference and specialised textbook, since its first publication in 1973, Heinrich Kuttruff’s Room Acoustics combines detailed coverage with a state of art presentation of the theory and practice of sound behaviour in closed spaces. This sixth edition presents several…

    Hardback – 2016-10-13
    CRC Press

  • Architectural System Structures: Integrating Design Complexity in Industrialised Construction book cover

    Architectural System Structures

    Integrating Design Complexity in Industrialised Construction, 1st Edition

    By Kasper Sánchez Vibæk

    This book proposes a system structure in architectural design that conceptualises a systemic level in architecture and construction that lies between general construction techniques and specific architectural results. In order to make such a system structure operational, the elaboration of a model…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • An Architecture of Parts: Architects, Building Workers and Industrialisation in Britain 1940 - 1970 book cover

    An Architecture of Parts: Architects, Building Workers and Industrialisation in Britain 1940 - 1970

    1st Edition

    By Christine Wall

    This book is unique in describing the history of post war reconstruction from an entirely new perspective by focusing on the changing relationship between architects and building workers. It considers individual, as well as collective, interactions with technical change and in doing so brings…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Eco-design of Buildings and Infrastructure book cover

    Eco-design of Buildings and Infrastructure

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruno Peuportier, Fabien Leurent, Jean Roger-Estrade

    The Chair on Ecodesign for buildings and infrastructures was created by ParisTech in partnership with VINCI with the aim of developing evaluation and simulation tools that integrate all ecodesign aspects (e.g. greenhouse gas emissions, impact on biodiversity, depletion of resources, etc.) and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-05
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Cities Research Series

  • Life-Cycle of Engineering Systems: Emphasis on Sustainable Civil Infrastructure: Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE 2016), 16-19 October 2016, Delft, The Netherlands book cover

    Life-Cycle of Engineering Systems: Emphasis on Sustainable Civil Infrastructure

    Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE 2016), 16-19 October 2016, Delft, The Netherlands, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jaap Bakker, Dan M. Frangopol, Klaas van Breugel

    This volume contains the papers presented at IALCCE2016, the fifth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE2016), held in Delft, The Netherlands, October 16-19, 2016. It consists of a book of extended abstracts and a DVD with full papers including the Fazlur R. Khan lecture,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04
    CRC Press
    Life-Cycle of Civil Engineering Systems

  • Building Materials, Health and Indoor Air Quality: No Breathing Space? book cover

    Building Materials, Health and Indoor Air Quality

    No Breathing Space?, 1st Edition

    By Tom Woolley

    The impact of building materials and construction methods on the health and wellbeing of occupants is often underestimated. This book is an essential guide to understanding and avoiding hazardous materials and poor air quality in buildings. The author covers a range of issues beginning with an…

    Paperback – 2016-09-29
    Routledge

  • Conservation of Architectural Ironwork book cover

    Conservation of Architectural Ironwork

    1st Edition

    By David S. Mitchell

    The peak of architectural ironwork in the 19th Century saw the spread of ornate decorative ironwork across the world. In recent years there has been a significant increase in conservation and restoration projects aiming to protect the artistry of traditional ironwork for future generations.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge

  • Risk and Financial Management in Construction book cover

    Risk and Financial Management in Construction

    1st Edition

    By Simon A. Burtonshaw-Gunn

    In today’s climate the need for a closer understanding of the relationship between the two inter-related topics of risk management and finance on construction projects is becoming increasingly crucial to achieving the objectives of the investor, the end-user and the constructor and its supply chain…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23
    Routledge

  • Construction Economics: A New Approach book cover

    Construction Economics

    A New Approach, 4th Edition

    By Danny Myers

    Construction Economics provides students with the principles underlying the relationship between economic theory and the construction industry. Its new approach specifically examines the problems of securing sustainable construction. The new edition has been fully revised to provide an overview of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-14
    Routledge

  • Facilities Management and Corporate Real Estate Management as Value Drivers: How to Manage and Measure Adding Value book cover

    Facilities Management and Corporate Real Estate Management as Value Drivers

    How to Manage and Measure Adding Value, 1st Edition

    Edited by Per Anker Jensen, Theo van der Voordt

    Facilities Management (FM) and Corporate Real Estate Management (CREM) are two closely related and relatively new management disciplines with developing international professions and increasing academic attention. Both disciplines have from the outset a strong focus on controlling and reducing cost…

    Hardback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Principles of Fire Behavior book cover

    Principles of Fire Behavior

    2nd Edition

    By James G. Quintiere

    This text covers the four forms of fire: diffusion flames, smoldering, spontaneous combustion, and premixed flames. Using a quantitative approach, the text introduces the scientific principles of fire behavior, with coverage of heat transfer, ignition, flame spread, fire plumes, and heat flux as a…

    Hardback – 2016-08-24
    CRC Press

  • Acoustic Absorbers and Diffusers: Theory, Design and Application book cover

    Acoustic Absorbers and Diffusers

    Theory, Design and Application, 3rd Edition

    By Trevor Cox, Peter D’Antonio

    This definitive guide covers the design and application of absorbers and diffusers in acoustics. Surface diffusion is a relatively young subject area, and diffuser design, application and characterisation are often not well understood. Although there is greater knowledge of absorption, it is also…

    Hardback – 2016-08-24
    CRC Press

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