• 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Building Tomorrow: Innovation in Construction and Engineering book cover

    Building Tomorrow: Innovation in Construction and Engineering

    1st Edition

    By André Manseau

    Edited by Rob Shields

    In the past decade construction and engineering have changed dramatically, with an explosion of innovative new approaches to construction and new methodologies. By bringing together economic, social and construction/engineering management perspectives, this book offers a unique and comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Structural Foundations Manual for Low-Rise Buildings book cover

    Structural Foundations Manual for Low-Rise Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Atkinson

    This book provides practical and buildable solutions for the design of foundations for housing and other low-rise buildings, especially those on abnormal or poor ground. A wealth of expert information and advice is brought together dealing with the key aspects a designer must consider in order to…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Retrofits: Post War Residential Towers in Britain book cover

    Sustainable Retrofits

    Post War Residential Towers in Britain, 1st Edition

    By Asterios Agkathidis, Rosa Urbano Gutiérrez

    Presenting the state-of-the-art in sustainable retrofits in post war residential towers, this book captures and re-informs the current intense refurbishing process that is taking place in Britain, which is part of a global phenomenon happening all over the world, as cities upgrade their building…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13
    Routledge

  • Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development in Emerging Market Economies book cover

    Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development in Emerging Market Economies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Raymond Talinbe Abdulai, Franklin Obeng-Odoom, Edward Ochieng, Vida Maliene

    Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development in Emerging Market Economies examines the relationships between real estate and construction sectors and explores how each sector, and the relationships between them, affect economic development in emerging market economies (EMEs). Throughout the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • The Streetwise Subbie book cover

    The Streetwise Subbie

    4th Edition

    By Barry J Ashmore

    Very few books explore the problems which are particular to the relationship between Specialist Contractors and the Main Contractor, or Clients with whom they are in contract. Fewer still provide solutions in such a down to earth no-nonsense way as The Streetwise Subbie does. The Streetwise Subbie…

    Paperback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge

  • Professional Negligence in Construction book cover

    Professional Negligence in Construction

    2nd Edition

    By Ben Patten, Hugh Saunders

    What is professional negligence? What are the obligations of construction professionals in contract and in tort? In what circumstances might the difference between the obligations be important? These questions are of crucial importance not only to construction lawyers but also to contractors,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge
    Construction Practice Series

  • Electrical Inspection, Testing and Certification: A Guide to Passing the City and Guilds 2391 Exams book cover

    Electrical Inspection, Testing and Certification

    A Guide to Passing the City and Guilds 2391 Exams, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Drury

    An essential guide to the City & Guilds 2391-50 and 51: Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installation and Periodic Inspection and Testing, also C&G 2391-52: an amalgamation of Initial Verification and Periodic Inspection and Testing of electrical installations.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

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