• Saving The Planet By Design: Reinventing Our World Through Ecomimesis book cover

    Saving The Planet By Design

    Reinventing Our World Through Ecomimesis, 1st Edition

    By Ken Yeang

    Can we ‘save the Planet’? For a resilient, durable and sustainable future for human society, we need to repurpose, reinvent, redesign, remake and recover our human-made world so that our built environment is benignly and seamlessly biointegrated with Nature to function synergistically with it.…

    Hardback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge

  • Fire Engineering and Emergency Planning: Research and applications book cover

    Fire Engineering and Emergency Planning

    Research and applications, 1st Edition

    By R. Barham

    Protection against fire and prevention of explosion is vital in a modern industrial economy. This published proceedings of the First European Conference on Fire Engineering and Emergency Planning provides an authoritative base of materials covering the latest research, applications and hypotheses…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge

  • Enclosure Masonry Wall Systems Worldwide: Typical Masonry Wall Enclosures in Belgium, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Nordic Countries, Poland, Portugal, the Netherlands and USA book cover

    Enclosure Masonry Wall Systems Worldwide

    Typical Masonry Wall Enclosures in Belgium, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Nordic Countries, Poland, Portugal, the Netherlands and USA, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Pompeu Santos

    Enclosure walls have a key role in building construction, providing structural safety and protecting interiors from intrusion. The concept of an enclosure wall is a traditional one, common to the building history of many countries. There is a tremendous variety in types of enclosure walls,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    CRC Press

  • Builder's Reference Book book cover

    Builder's Reference Book

    12th Edition

    Edited by Leslie Black

    A comphensive guide to information sources relevant to the building industry and legislation affecting it. It is designed for use as a tool either in the office or on site, giving facts in a compendium style to meet the most common requirements of the busy builder.…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Industrialized and Automated Building Systems: A Managerial Approach book cover

    Industrialized and Automated Building Systems

    A Managerial Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Abraham Warszawski

    Industrialized and Automated Building Systems presents a detailed and balanced evaluation of the benefits and drawbacks of industrialized building systems, and considers technological, managerial and economical aspects of industrialization, automation in the industrialized building process in…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Green Up!: Sustainable Design Solutions for Healthier Work and Living Environments book cover

    Green Up!

    Sustainable Design Solutions for Healthier Work and Living Environments, 1st Edition

    By Stevie Famulari

    There are unique greening solutions and practices that help create a lifestyle shift, improving the health of living and working spaces for its occupants from a personal, business, environmental, and profitable perspective. Short-term and long-term considerations are important elements when moving…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07
    Productivity Press

  • Residential Open Building book cover

    Residential Open Building

    1st Edition

    By Stephen H. Kendall, Jonathan Teicher

    Residential Open Building, the result of a CIB Task Group 'Open Building Implementation', provides a state-of-the-art review of open building, fundamental principles, recent developments, and international coverage of current projects on both the public and private arena. Open Building is a highly…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07
    Spon Press

  • The Soft Power of Construction Contracting Organisations book cover

    The Soft Power of Construction Contracting Organisations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sai On Cheung, Peter Shek Pui Wong, Tak Wing Yiu

    Across the AEC industry, the non-technical skills possessed by organisations are key to their overall performance. In this study, the particular importance of optimising the so-called "soft power" of organisations, is addressed. Things like organisational culture, responsible corporate behaviour,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Ventilation Systems: Design and Performance book cover

    Ventilation Systems

    Design and Performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hazim B. Awbi

    This comprehensive reference guide to ventilation systems provides up-to-date knowledge based on the experience of internationally-recognized experts to deal with current and future ventilation requirements in buildings. Presenting the most recent developments in ventilation research and its…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Chern on Dispute Boards: Practice and Procedure book cover

    Chern on Dispute Boards

    Practice and Procedure, 4th Edition

    By Cyril Chern

    Chern on Dispute Boards examines the law of dispute boards and their development internationally, while also covering procedural topics that are of particular concern to those utilising dispute boards. It deals with advanced practitioner issues in the emerging law of dispute boards on an…

    Hardback – 2019-09-25
    Informa Law from Routledge
    Construction Practice Series

  • Advances in Building Energy Research: Volume 4 book cover

    Advances in Building Energy Research

    Volume 4, 1st Edition

    By Mat Santamouris

    Advances in Building Energy Research (ABER) offers state-of-the-art information on the environmental science and performance of buildings, linking new technologies and methodologies with the latest research on systems, simulations and standards. As stringently reviewed as a journal but with the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    Routledge

  • Environmental Design of Urban Buildings: An Integrated Approach book cover

    Environmental Design of Urban Buildings

    An Integrated Approach, 1st Edition

    By Mat Santamouris

    This book provides a review of environmental and energy research with respect to urban building projects. It describes how to overcome related challenges in environmental design of urban buildings. The book discusses the passive and active environmental systems within building concepts.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    Routledge

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