• Adaptable Architecture: Theory and practice book cover

    Adaptable Architecture

    Theory and practice, 1st Edition

    By Robert Schmidt III, Simon Austin

    Adaptable Architecture provides thought-provoking and inquisitive insights into how we can prolong the useful life of buildings by designing them to be more adaptable, and hence create a more sustainable built environment. The book provides a theoretical foundation counterpointed by the experiences…

    Paperback – 2016-07-06
    Routledge

  • Building Mycology: Management of Decay and Health in Buildings book cover

    Building Mycology

    Management of Decay and Health in Buildings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dr Jagjit Singh, Jagjit Singh

    Biodeterioration is the most common problem of mankind and its record can be traced back to biblical times or probably earlier. Building Mycology deals with the study of fungi in and around the building environment, having direct and indirect effect on the health of the building, its materials,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-06
    Taylor & Francis

  • Design Guideline Basal Reinforced Piled Embankments book cover

    Design Guideline Basal Reinforced Piled Embankments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne J.M. van Eekelen, Marijn H.A. Brugman

    A basal reinforced piled embankment consists of a reinforced embankment on a pile foundation. The reinforcement consists of one or more horizontal layers of geosynthetic reinforcement installed at the base of the embankment.A basal reinforced piled embankment can be used for the construction of a…

    Hardback – 2016-07-04
    CRC Press

  • The Manual of Below-Grade Waterproofing book cover

    The Manual of Below-Grade Waterproofing

    2nd Edition

    By Justin Henshell

    The ever evolving technology of waterproofing presents challenges and risks for architects and engineers who do not specialize in the field. The revised edition of The Manual of Below-Grade Waterproofing Systems provides the education and product information to enable designers to take a sound,…

    Hardback – 2016-06-30
    Routledge

  • Energy Accounts: Architectural Representations of Energy, Climate, and the Future book cover

    Energy Accounts

    Architectural Representations of Energy, Climate, and the Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dan Willis, William W. Braham, Katsuhiko Muramoto, Daniel A. Barber

    How does one tell the story of energy production, use, or conservation in a manner sufficiently convincing to influence policy, behavior, and design? Energy Accounts explores potential answers to this question through compelling images, data visualizations, narratives, and other examples of…

    Paperback – 2016-06-29
    Routledge

  • Functional Pavement Design: Proceedings of the 4th Chinese-European Workshop on Functional Pavement Design (4th CEW 2016, Delft, The Netherlands, 29 June - 1 July 2016) book cover

    Functional Pavement Design

    Proceedings of the 4th Chinese-European Workshop on Functional Pavement Design (4th CEW 2016, Delft, The Netherlands, 29 June - 1 July 2016), 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Erkens, Xueyan Liu, Kumar Anupam, Tan Yiqiu

    Functional Pavement Design is a collections of 186 papers from 27 different countries, which were presented at the 4th Chinese-European Workshops (CEW) on Functional Pavement Design (Delft, the Netherlands, 29 June-1 July 2016). The focus of the CEW series is on field tests, laboratory test methods…

    Hardback – 2016-06-24
    CRC Press

  • Green Exercise: Linking Nature, Health and Well-being book cover

    Green Exercise

    Linking Nature, Health and Well-being, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Barton, Rachel Bragg, Carly Wood, Jules Pretty

    The concept of Green Exercise has now been widely adopted and implies a synergistic health benefit of being active in the presence of nature. This book provides a balanced overview and synthesis text on all aspects of Green Exercise and integrates evidence from many different disciplines including…

    Paperback – 2016-06-23
    Routledge

  • Passive House in Different Climates: The Path to Net Zero book cover

    Passive House in Different Climates

    The Path to Net Zero, 1st Edition

    By Mary James, James Bill

    Passive House in Different Climates introduces the seven Passive House principles, to help you create super-insulated, airtight buildings that require minimal energy use to heat, cool, dehumidify, and ventilate, with superior indoor air quality and year-round comfort. Seventeen case studies in four…

    Paperback – 2016-06-22
    Routledge

  • NEC3 Construction Contracts: 100 Questions and Answers book cover

    NEC3 Construction Contracts: 100 Questions and Answers

    1st Edition

    By Kelvin Hughes

    Which member of the NEC3 family of contracts should I use? How do I choose and use my main and secondary options? What are the roles and responsibilities of the various parties? How should I effectively manage early warnings and compensation events? Important questions can arise when working with…

    Paperback – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

  • Electrical Installation Work: Level 3: EAL Edition book cover

    Electrical Installation Work: Level 3

    EAL Edition, 1st Edition

    By Peter Roberts

    The only EAL approved textbook for the Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation (600/9331/6) Fully up-to-date with the 3rd Amendment of the 17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations Expert advice that has been written in collaboration with EAL to ensure that it covers what learners need to know in…

    Paperback – 2016-06-15
    Routledge

  • Brick and Block Masonry: Proceedings of the 16th International Brick and Block Masonry Conference, Padova, Italy, 26-30 June 2016 book cover

    Brick and Block Masonry

    Proceedings of the 16th International Brick and Block Masonry Conference, Padova, Italy, 26-30 June 2016, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudio Modena, F. da Porto, M.R. Valluzzi

    Brick and Block Masonry - Trends, Innovations and Challenges contains the lectures and regular papers presented at the 16th International Brick and Block Masonry Conference (Padova, Italy, 26-30 June 2016). In an ever-changing world, in which innovations are rapidly implemented but soon surpassed,…

    Hardback – 2016-06-09
    CRC Press

  • Conventions for Calculating Linear Thermal Transmittance and Temperature Factors: (BR 497) book cover

    Conventions for Calculating Linear Thermal Transmittance and Temperature Factors

    (BR 497), 2nd Edition

    By Tim Ward, Graeme Hannah, Chris Sanders

    Amongst other measures that address the need to reduce CO2 emissions, that of having better insulated buildings requires more sophisticated methods such as numerical modelling to calculate the heat loss caused by thermal bridging at wall, roof and floor junctions and around openings. This guide…

    Paperback – 2016-06-06
    IHS BRE Press

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