• IET Wiring Regulations: Explained and Illustrated, 11th ed book cover

    IET Wiring Regulations: Explained and Illustrated, 11th ed

    11th Edition

    By Brian Scaddan

    This popular guide focuses on common misconceptions in the application of the IET Wiring Regulations. It explains in clear language those parts of the regulations that most need simplifying, outlining the correct procedures to follow and those to avoid. Emphasis has been placed on areas where…

    Paperback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge

  • eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction: Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Product and Process Modelling (ECPPM 2018), September 12-14, 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark book cover

    eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction

    Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Product and Process Modelling (ECPPM 2018), September 12-14, 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Karlshoj, Raimar Scherer

    eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction 2018 collects the papers presented at the 12th European Conference on Product and Process Modelling (ECPPM 2018, Copenhagen, 12-14 September 2018). The contributions cover complementary thematic areas that hold great promise towards…

    Hardback – 2018-08-21
    CRC Press

  • Professionalism for the Built Environment book cover

    Professionalism for the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Simon Foxell

    In the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, this new book provides thought provoking commentary on the nature of the relationship between society, the prevailing economic system and professionalism in the built environment. It addresses the changing responsibilities of professionals and in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge
    Building Research and Information

  • Solar Shading of Buildings book cover

    Solar Shading of Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By P. J. Littlefair

    This report describes commonly used shading devices and some new developments. It gives the advantages and disadvantages of each kind of shading device. The guidance focuses on shading requirements in the UK and similar climates and latitudes.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-16
    IHS BRE Press

  • Social Justice in Contemporary Housing: Applying Rawls’ Difference Principle book cover

    Social Justice in Contemporary Housing

    Applying Rawls’ Difference Principle, 1st Edition

    By Helen Taylor

    Philosophy is not usually seen as a guidance for modern housing policy, but in this new book, Dr Helen Taylor argues that there is something innovative, unusual, and worth discussing about the application of philosophy to housing. The philosophical framework used within this book is John Rawls’…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Housing and Philosophy

  • Constructability: A Tool for Project Management book cover

    Constructability

    A Tool for Project Management, 1st Edition

    By Sharmin Khan

    This book focuses on Constructability, a project management tool and its effectiveness in promotion of sustainable development and architecture. Constructability concentrates on the optimum use of construction knowledge and experience in planning, engineering, procurement and field operations to…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    CRC Press

  • 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

  • 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

  • Cost Accounting and Financial Management for Construction Project Managers book cover

    Cost Accounting and Financial Management for Construction Project Managers

    1st Edition

    By Len Holm

    Proper cost accounting and financial management are essential elements of any successful construction job, and therefore make up essential skills for construction project managers and project engineers. Many textbooks on the market focus on the theoretical principles of accounting and finance…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Understanding the NEC4 ECC Contract: A Practical Handbook book cover

    Understanding the NEC4 ECC Contract

    A Practical Handbook, 2nd Edition

    By Kelvin Hughes

    As usage of the NEC family of contracts continues to grow worldwide, so does the importance of understanding its clauses and nuances to everyone working in the built environment. Understanding the NEC4 ECC Contract uses plain English to lead the reader through the NEC4 Engineering and Construction…

    Paperback – 2018-08-03
    Routledge
    Understanding Construction

  • 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

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