• Leading Megaprojects: A Tailored Approach book cover

    Leading Megaprojects

    A Tailored Approach, 1st Edition

    By Mounir A. Ajam

    The performance of megaprojects is questionable, and a large percentage of them fail in one dimension or another. The challenges that contribute to these failures are known. Then why do these projects still fail at a high rate? Leading Megaprojects: A Tailored Approach examines the challenges…

    Hardback – 2019-12-27
    Auerbach Publications

  • Knowledge Management for Project Excellence book cover

    Knowledge Management for Project Excellence

    1st Edition

    By Lukasz Rosinski

    Knowledge Management for Project Excellence defines a methodology, called Projects with Learning Outcomes (ProwLO), for management of knowledge in projects, including a process model. This guide enables organizations to solve many known knowledge management problems as experienced in practice.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • Innovation in Construction: An International Review of Public Policies book cover

    Innovation in Construction

    An International Review of Public Policies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andre Manseau, George Seaden

    How can innovation in the construction industry be strengthened? What instruments and approaches are being used by governments to promote it? What works and under what circumstances? These key questions have profound implications. This book presents a framework for the analysis of innovation models…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • Underground Urbanism book cover

    Underground Urbanism

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Reynolds

    Have you ever wondered what lies beneath the streets of your city? Do you picture, in isolation, a series of train tunnels and pipes? Or perhaps the foundations of tall buildings that lie scattered, like icebergs, beneath the surface? As our cities grow up, out, and down, it is time we better…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge

  • Waterjetting Technology book cover

    Waterjetting Technology

    1st Edition

    By D.A. Summers

    Waterjet technology is used in a variety of industries including civil engineering, mining, geotechnical engineering, tunnelling, defence, construction and conservation. This book is essential reading for all those engaged in waterjet technology - from manufacturers of the equipment through to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    CRC Press

  • Acoustics of Multi-Use Performing Arts Centers book cover

    Acoustics of Multi-Use Performing Arts Centers

    1st Edition

    By Mark Holden

    Explores the Science and Practice Of Acoustics for Arts Centers Employing the experiences of a world-renowned acoustician celebrated for the successful design of multi-use performing arts centers, Acoustics of Multi-Use Performing Arts Centers examines the complexities of this venue and discusses…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Methods for Transport Noise Reduction book cover

    Environmental Methods for Transport Noise Reduction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mats Nilsson, Jörgen Bengtsson, Ronny Klaeboe

    Presents Evidence-Based Guidance on Noise Abatement MethodsSolutions for reducing the noise impact of road and rail traffic can be found in the use of natural elements in combination with artificial elements in urban and rural environments. Ground and road surface treatments; trees, forests, and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Green Buildings and the Law book cover

    Green Buildings and the Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julie Adshead

    In countries such as the UK, the energy used in constructing, occupying and operating buildings represents approximately fifty percent of greenhouse gas emissions. Pressure to improve the environmental performance of buildings during both construction and occupancy, particularly to reduce carbon…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Environmental Noise Barriers: A Guide To Their Acoustic and Visual Design, Second Edition book cover

    Environmental Noise Barriers

    A Guide To Their Acoustic and Visual Design, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Benz Kotzen, Colin English

    Environmental Noise Barriers is a unique one-stop reference for practitioners, whether acoustical engineers, landscape architects, or manufacturers, and for highways departments in local and central authorities. This extensively revised new edition is updated in line with UK and EU legislation and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Building Acoustics book cover

    Building Acoustics

    1st Edition

    By Tor Erik Vigran

    Building or architectural acoustics is taken in this book to cover all aspects of sound and vibration in buildings. The book covers room acoustics but the main emphasis is on sound insulation and sound absorption and the basic aspects of noise and vibration problems connected to service equipment…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Design in Modular Construction book cover

    Design in Modular Construction

    1st Edition

    By Mark Lawson, Ray Ogden, Chris Goodier

    Modular construction can dramatically improve efficiency in construction, through factory production of pre-engineered building units and their delivery to the site either as entire buildings or as substantial elements. The required technology and application are developing rapidly, but design is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Eco-design of Buildings and Infrastructure book cover

    Eco-design of Buildings and Infrastructure

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruno Peuportier, Fabien Leurent, Jean Roger-Estrade

    The Chair on Ecodesign for buildings and infrastructures was created by ParisTech in partnership with VINCI with the aim of developing evaluation and simulation tools that integrate all ecodesign aspects (e.g. greenhouse gas emissions, impact on biodiversity, depletion of resources, etc.) and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Cities Research Series

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