• Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment book cover

    Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Emilio Jose Garcia, Brenda Vale

    In this timely book, Emilio Jose Garcia and Brenda Vale explore what sustainability and resilience might mean when applied to the built environment. Conceived as a primer for students and professionals, it defines what the terms sustainability and resilience mean and how they are related to each…

    Paperback – 2017-03-24
    Routledge

  • Material Resource Efficiency in Construction: Supporting a circular economy (FB 85) book cover

    Material Resource Efficiency in Construction

    Supporting a circular economy (FB 85), 1st Edition

    By Katherine Adams, Gilli Hobbs

    Paperback – 2017-03-21
    IHS BRE Press

  • Offsite Architecture: Constructing the future book cover

    Offsite Architecture

    Constructing the future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ryan E. Smith, John D. Quale

    Architects have been intrigued by prefabricated construction since the early twentieth century. Recent advances in design, engineering and manufacturing processes have led to a significant expansion in the use of pre-assembled components, which are fitted to finished structures on site.…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14
    Routledge

  • Contracting for Engineering and Construction Projects book cover

    Contracting for Engineering and Construction Projects

    5th Edition

    By Peter Marsh

    Peter Marsh’s book has long been recognized as a standard work. With its emphasis on the commercial aspects of contracting, this book represents an eminently practical guide to this complex subject for purchaser and contractor alike. This edition reflects recent changes in case law and legislation,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • Designbuild Education book cover

    Designbuild Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chad Kraus

    Designbuild Education adopts the intellectual framework of American Pragmatism, which is a theory of action, to investigate architects’ compelling urge to build and how that manifests in collegiate designbuild programs. Organized into four themes—people, poetics, process, and practice—the book…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge

  • Construction Contract Administration for Project Owners book cover

    Construction Contract Administration for Project Owners

    1st Edition

    By Claude G. Lancome

    Construction Contract Administration for Project Owners is aimed at public and private owners of real estate and construction projects. The book is intended to assist owners in their contractual dealings with their designers and their contractors. Most owners are not primarily in the business of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge

  • Heritage Building Information Modelling book cover

    Heritage Building Information Modelling

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yusuf Arayici, John Counsell, Lamine Mahdjoubi, Gehan Ahmed Nagy, Soheir Hawas, Khaled Dweidar

    Building Information Modelling (BIM) is being debated, tested and implemented wherever you look across the built environment sector. This book is about Heritage Building Information Modelling (HBIM), which necessarily differs from the commonplace applications of BIM to new construction. Where BIM…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge

  • Electrical Safety and the Law book cover

    Electrical Safety and the Law

    5th Edition

    By John M Madden

    Electrical Safety and the Law describes the hazards and risks from the use of electricity, explaining with the help of case studies and accident statistics the types of accidents that occur and how they can be prevented by the use of safe installations, equipment and working practices. It describes…

    Paperback – 2017-02-09
    Routledge

  • Assessing the Performance of Phase Change Materials in Buildings book cover

    Assessing the Performance of Phase Change Materials in Buildings

    1st Edition

    By Corinne Williams

    Find out about how Phase Change Materials (latent heat technology) are being used in building applications. PCMs can smooth  daily temperature  fluctuations and  prevent overheating in buildings. They can also be used as part of low energy ventilation and cooling systems. Phase…

    Paperback – 2017-02-08
    IHS BRE Press

  • The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture: Air, Comfort and Climate book cover

    The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture

    Air, Comfort and Climate, 1st Edition

    By C. Alan Short

    The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture challenges the modern practice of sealing up and mechanically cooling public scaled buildings in whichever climate and environment they are located. This book unravels the extremely complex history of understanding and perception of air, bad air,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-20
    Routledge
    Building Research and Information

  • Fire Safety and Risk Management Revision Guide: for the NEBOSH National Fire Certificate book cover

    Fire Safety and Risk Management Revision Guide

    for the NEBOSH National Fire Certificate, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Backhouse, Ed Ferrett

    The Fire Safety and Risk Management Revision Guide: for the NEBOSH Fire Certificate is the perfect revision aid for students preparing to take their NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management. As well as being a handy companion volume to the Fire Protection Association textbook…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23
    Routledge

  • Managing Public Safety Technology: Deploying Systems in Police, Courts, Corrections, and Fire Organizations book cover

    Managing Public Safety Technology

    Deploying Systems in Police, Courts, Corrections, and Fire Organizations, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey A. Rose, Donald C. Lacher

    Divided into four sections—public safety agencies, key issues like interoperability and cybercrime, management skills, and emerging trends like the transfer of military technologies to civilian agencies, Managing Public Safety Technology illustrates how essential managing technology is to the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge

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