• Guide to the RIBA Domestic and Concise Building Contracts 2014 book cover

    Guide to the RIBA Domestic and Concise Building Contracts 2014

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Lupton

    This latest title from Sarah Lupton, best-selling author of construction contract guides, provides comprehensive guidance to the RIBA’s two new building contracts: the RIBA Domestic Building Contract 2014 and the RIBA Concise Building Contract 2014.Introducing the contracts’ features and benefits…

    Paperback – 2015-12-23
    RIBA Publishing

  • People and Culture in Construction: A Reader book cover

    People and Culture in Construction

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Dainty, Stuart Green, Barbara Bagilhole

    Construction is one of the largest and most people-intensive industrial sectors. In many countries, however, construction is also one of the most highly criticized in terms of its employment practices and industrial relations. People and culture are too often seen as variables that must be…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Tropical Urban Heat Islands: Climate, Buildings and Greenery book cover

    Tropical Urban Heat Islands

    Climate, Buildings and Greenery, 1st Edition

    By Nyuk Hien Wong, Yu Chen

    Conventional air conditioning is not a sustainable solution to the challenge of a hot or humid climate. The climate problem is compounded in so-called Urban Heat Islands, urban areas where the air can be 3–5°C hotter than its surrounding areas and where pollution levels are consequently raised.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Urban Wind Energy book cover

    Urban Wind Energy

    1st Edition

    By Sinisa Stankovic, Neil Campbell, Alan Harries

    Energy security, rising energy prices (oil, gas, electricity), 'peak oil', environmental pollution, nuclear energy, climate change and sustainable living are hot topics across the globe. Meanwhile, abundant and perpetual wind resources offer opportunities, via recent technological developments, to…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge

  • BIM and Quantity Surveying book cover

    BIM and Quantity Surveying

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steve Pittard, Peter Sell

    The sudden arrival of Building Information Modelling (BIM) as a key part of the building industry is redefining the roles and working practices of its stakeholders. Many clients, designers, contractors, quantity surveyors, and building managers are still finding their feet in an industry where BIM…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge

  • The Handbook of Sustainable Refurbishment: Non-Domestic Buildings book cover

    The Handbook of Sustainable Refurbishment: Non-Domestic Buildings

    1st Edition

    By Baker Nick

    The refurbishment of existing buildings is a crucial yet often neglected subject within sustainable architecture; attention is usually focused on new buildings. Many old buildings waste large amounts of energy and provide poor internal conditions for occupants through poor lighting, poor…

    Paperback – 2015-12-04
    Routledge

  • Procedures for Licensing Authority Officers book cover

    Procedures for Licensing Authority Officers

    1st Edition

    By Tim Deveaux

    Licensing law is a wide ranging , detailed and complex body of law within the UK.  This book comes at a time when local authorities are required to consider and approve, or reject, applications for an increasing number and very wide range of licences. The book provides easy to read, and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge

  • Guide to the Building Regulations book cover

    Guide to the Building Regulations

    1st Edition

    By Huw M A Evans

    All new buildings, extensions and refurbishment work must comply with Building Regulations in order to protect the health and safety of building occupants. In recent years the regulations have become increasingly complex, making the process of demonstrating compliance more arduous. This…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01
    RIBA Publishing

  • Practical Building Conservation: Earth, Brick and Terracotta book cover

    Practical Building Conservation: Earth, Brick and Terracotta

    1st Edition

    By Historic England

    Earth, Brick and Terracotta deals with fired and unfired clay products. It considers their technological evolution, the processes causing deterioration and how these should be assessed and the methods used for their repair and maintenance.…

    Hardback – 2015-11-28
    Routledge
    Practical Building Conservation

  • Integrated Sustainable Design of Buildings book cover

    Integrated Sustainable Design of Buildings

    1st Edition

    By Paul Appleby

    Integrated Sustainable Design of Buildings aims to provide a guide to members of design and masterplanning teams on how to deliver sustainable development and buildings cost effectively, meeting current and emerging UK and international statutory and planning requirements. Using a series of case…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • A Handbook on Low-Energy Buildings and District-Energy Systems: Fundamentals, Techniques and Examples book cover

    A Handbook on Low-Energy Buildings and District-Energy Systems

    Fundamentals, Techniques and Examples, 1st Edition

    By L.D. Danny Harvey

    Winner of Choice Magazine - Outstanding Academic Titles for 2007 Buildings account for over one third of global energy use and associated greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. Reducing energy use by buildings is therefore an essential part of any strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • Communication in Construction Teams book cover

    Communication in Construction Teams

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Emmitt, Christopher Gorse

    Construction teams are usually complex, interdisciplinary and temporary, and, as such, the need for effective communication is crucial. However, published data regarding the manner in which individuals interact within the temporary project team is scarce, with little other than anecdotal evidence…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Spon Research

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