• Understanding NEC4: Term Service Contract book cover

    Understanding NEC4

    Term Service Contract, 1st Edition

    By Kelvin Hughes, Patrick Waterhouse

    With the release of the new NEC (formerly the New Engineering Contract), the use of the family of contracts continues to grow worldwide, as does the importance of understanding its clauses and nuances to everyone working in the built environment. Now in its fourth edition, this set of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge
    Understanding Construction

  • Metric Handbook: Planning and Design Data book cover

    Metric Handbook

    Planning and Design Data, 6th Edition

    Edited by Pamela Buxton

    Significantly updated in reference to the latest construction standards and new building types Sustainable design integrated into chapters throughout Over half of the entire book has now been updated since 2015 Over 100,000 copies sold to successive generations of architects and designers…

    Paperback – 2018-02-22
    Routledge

  • Virtual Reality and the Built Environment book cover

    Virtual Reality and the Built Environment

    2nd Edition

    By Jennifer Whyte, Dragana Nikolić

    Like the first edition, the central question this book addresses is how virtual reality can be used in the design, production and management of the built environment. The book aims to consider three key questions. What are the business drivers for the use of virtual reality? What are its…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Routledge

  • Leading and Managing Professional Services Firms in the Infrastructure Sector book cover

    Leading and Managing Professional Services Firms in the Infrastructure Sector

    1st Edition

    By Tim Ellis

    Professional services firms play a vital role in the social, environmental and economic well-being of any economy. This book considers the key skills and elements required to successfully lead and manage a professional services firm operating in the infrastructure sector. Public- and private-sector…

    Paperback – 2018-02-19
    Routledge

  • Building Regulations Pocket Book book cover

    Building Regulations Pocket Book

    1st Edition

    By Ray Tricker, Samantha Alford

    This handy guide provides you with all the information you need to comply with the UK Building Regulations and Approved Documents. On site, in the van, in the office, wherever you are, this is the book you’ll refer to time and time again to double check the regulations on your current job. The…

    Paperback – 2018-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • Building from Tradition: Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture book cover

    Building from Tradition

    Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth M. Golden

    Building from Tradition examines the recent resurgence of interest in the handmade building and the use of local and renewable materials in contemporary construction. In the past, raw materials were shaped to provide shelter and to accommodate the cultural, social, and economic needs of individuals…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Building Regulations in Brief book cover

    Building Regulations in Brief

    9th Edition

    By Ray Tricker, Samantha Alford

    This ninth edition of the most popular and trusted guide reflects all the latest amendments to the Building Regulations, planning permission and the Approved Documents in England and Wales. This includes coverage of the new Approved Document Q on security, and a second part to Approved Document M…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Building Lean, Building BIM: Improving Construction the Tidhar Way book cover

    Building Lean, Building BIM

    Improving Construction the Tidhar Way, 1st Edition

    By Rafael Sacks, Samuel Korb, Ronen Barak

    Building Lean, Building BIM is the essential guide for any construction company that wants to implement Lean Construction and Building Information Modelling (BIM) to gain a strategic edge over their competition. The first of its kind, the book outlines the principles of Lean, the functionality of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge

  • Urban Biodiversity: From Research to Practice book cover

    Urban Biodiversity

    From Research to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandro Ossola, Jari Niemelä

    Urban biodiversity is an increasingly popular topic among researchers. Worldwide, thousands of research projects are unravelling how urbanisation impacts the biodiversity of cities and towns, as well as its benefits for people and the environment through ecosystem services. Exciting scientific…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • Managing Quality in Architecture: Integrating BIM, Risk and Design Process book cover

    Managing Quality in Architecture

    Integrating BIM, Risk and Design Process, 2nd Edition

    By Charles Nelson

    Completely revised throughout for this second edition, Managing Quality in Architecture addresses the new ISO 9001 standards after the significant 2015 revision. ISO 9001 is the global standard for quality, and firms certified under the 2008 edition have three years to upgrade their quality systems…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • Managing Risks in Existing Buildings: An Overview of UK Risk-based Legislation for Commercial and Industrial Premises (FB 86) book cover

    Managing Risks in Existing Buildings

    An Overview of UK Risk-based Legislation for Commercial and Industrial Premises (FB 86), 1st Edition

    By Steve Manchester

    This guide aims to provide a holistic overview of the issues to consider and the techniques and information sources available to improve the management of risks in buildings by the building owner, manager and/or user. This should realise benefits from reduced business losses, reduced insurance…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13
    IHS BRE Press

  • Passive Solar Architecture Pocket Reference book cover

    Passive Solar Architecture Pocket Reference

    1st Edition

    By David Thorpe

    This handy pocket reference contains a wealth of information on a range of topics including the principles of passive solar building and passive house, a ten-step design and build strategy, calculating solar irradiance, factors affecting the choice of building materials, passive heating and cooling…

    Paperback – 2017-11-10
    Routledge
    Energy Pocket Reference

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