• Risk and Financial Management in Construction book cover

    Risk and Financial Management in Construction

    1st Edition

    By Simon A. Burtonshaw-Gunn

    In today’s climate the need for a closer understanding of the relationship between the two inter-related topics of risk management and finance on construction projects is becoming increasingly crucial to achieving the objectives of the investor, the end-user and the constructor and its supply chain…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23
    Routledge

  • Advancing Wood Architecture: A Computational Approach book cover

    Advancing Wood Architecture

    A Computational Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Achim Menges, Tobias Schwinn, Oliver David Krieg

    In light of environmental challenges architecture is facing, wood is no longer regarded as outmoded, nostalgic, and rooted in the past, but increasingly recognized as one of the most promising building materials for the future. Recent years have seen unprecedented innovation of new technologies for…

    Paperback – 2016-08-22
    Routledge

  • Building Revolutions: Applying the Circular Economy to the Built Environment book cover

    Building Revolutions

    Applying the Circular Economy to the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Dave Cheshire

    The construction industry operates within a linear economy of make, use, dispose. Buildings are stripped out and torn down with astonishing regularity while new buildings are constructed from hard-won virgin materials. But raw materials are becoming scarce, and the demands for them are exploiting…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09
    RIBA Publishing

  • Programming the Built Environment (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Programming the Built Environment (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser

    Architectural programming – the analysis of any given environment to satisfy users’ needs – has become a given prerequisite to the design process. The programming process is often a complicated one: users’ present and future needs must be identified; space allowances, often predetermined, must be…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Health and Safety: RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide book cover

    Health and Safety

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide, 1st Edition

    By Peter Caplehorn

    Health and Safety is part of a brand new series providing must-read practical guidance to running efficient and successful projects using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013. Each guide takes a core project activity – in this case those associated with managing and integrating health and safety - and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    RIBA Publishing

  • Ventilation and Airflow in Buildings: Methods for Diagnosis and Evaluation book cover

    Ventilation and Airflow in Buildings

    Methods for Diagnosis and Evaluation, 1st Edition

    By Claude-Alain Roulet

    Energy efficiency in buildings requires, among other things, that ventilation be appropriately dimensioned: too much ventilation wastes energy, and insufficient ventilation leads to poor indoor air quality and low comfort. Studies have shown that ventilation systems seldom function according to…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge
    BEST (Buildings Energy and Solar Technology)

  • Concurrent Engineering in Construction Projects book cover

    Concurrent Engineering in Construction Projects

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chimay Anumba, John M. Kamara, Anne-Francoise Cutting-Decelle

    Concurrent Engineering (CE) is a systematic approach to the integrated and concurrent design of products and related processes, including aspects as diverse as manufacture and support. It is only now being carefully applied to the construction sector and offers considerable potential for increasing…

    Paperback – 2016-07-18
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Seismic Isolation for Architects book cover

    Seismic Isolation for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Charleson, Adriana Guisasola

    Seismic isolation offers the highest degree of earthquake protection to buildings and their inhabitants. Modern applications of the technology are less than 50 years old and uptake in seismically active regions continues to soar. Seismic Isolation for Architects is a comprehensive introduction to…

    Paperback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge

  • Performance Improvement in Construction Management book cover

    Performance Improvement in Construction Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Atkin, Jan Borgbrant

    Novel research in construction management is often distant from existing practice. This collection of reviews serves to bridge this gap under three major themes: innovation, organisation and human behaviour, and methods and tools. It outlines a series of successful collaborative projects between…

    Paperback – 2016-07-10
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Managing Knowledge in the Construction Industry book cover

    Managing Knowledge in the Construction Industry

    1st Edition

    By Alexander Styhre

    Knowledge management presents a new way of understanding organizations and companies, and is especially suited to sophisticated and highly technical firms and operations such as those in the construction industry.  This new book draws on hard data from three separate research programs in…

    Paperback – 2016-07-08
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Adaptable Architecture: Theory and practice book cover

    Adaptable Architecture

    Theory and practice, 1st Edition

    By Robert Schmidt III, Simon Austin

    Adaptable Architecture provides thought-provoking and inquisitive insights into how we can prolong the useful life of buildings by designing them to be more adaptable, and hence create a more sustainable built environment. The book provides a theoretical foundation counterpointed by the experiences…

    Paperback – 2016-07-06
    Routledge

  • Building Mycology: Management of Decay and Health in Buildings book cover

    Building Mycology

    Management of Decay and Health in Buildings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dr Jagjit Singh, Jagjit Singh

    Biodeterioration is the most common problem of mankind and its record can be traced back to biblical times or probably earlier. Building Mycology deals with the study of fungi in and around the building environment, having direct and indirect effect on the health of the building, its materials,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-06
    Taylor & Francis

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