• Political Theory and Community Building in Post-Soviet Russia book cover

    Political Theory and Community Building in Post-Soviet Russia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Oleg Kharkhordin, Risto Alapuro

    This book revisits many aspects of current social science theories, such as actor-network theory and the French school of science and technology studies, to test how the theories apply in a specific situation, in this case after 1991 in the city of Cherepovets in Russia, home of Russia’s second…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Building Cost Planning for the Design Team book cover

    Building Cost Planning for the Design Team

    3rd Edition

    By Jim Smith, David Jaggar, Peter Love, Oluwole Alfred Olatunje

    Cost management of all building projects has become increasingly important as clients in the public and private sector demand the highest quality cost planning services with accurate budgeting and cost control. All members of the design team must integrate their activities to ensure that a high…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25
    Routledge

  • Inspections and Reports on Dwellings: Reporting for Buyers book cover

    Inspections and Reports on Dwellings

    Reporting for Buyers, 2nd Edition

    By Ian A. Melville, Ian A. Gordon

    This new edition of Reporting for Buyers provides guidance for the surveyor on setting out the findings of the inspection in a clear, unambiguous and unequivocal way. The book provides a full, critical look at the current situation, describing the various types of report currently available to the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-15
    Routledge

  • Inspections and Reports on Dwellings: Inspecting book cover

    Inspections and Reports on Dwellings

    Inspecting, 2nd Edition

    By Philip Santo

    Inspections and Reports on Dwellings is a three-volume series that comprehensively explores the process of independent professional home assessment required for the purchase of residential property. This fully updated second edition of Inspecting retains a focus on the needs of the surveyor to…

    Paperback – 2016-01-29
    Routledge

  • Urban Climate Mitigation Techniques book cover

    Urban Climate Mitigation Techniques

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mat Santamouris, Denia Kolokotsa

    The urban climate is continuously deteriorating. Urban heat lowers the quality of urban life, increases energy needs, and affects the urban socio-economy. Urban Climate Mitigation Techniques presents steps that can be taken to mitigate this situation through a series of innovative technologies and…

    Hardback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • Aquatecture: Buildings Designed to Live and Work with Water book cover

    Aquatecture

    Buildings Designed to Live and Work with Water, 1st Edition

    By Robert Barker, Richard Coutts

    Water plays a vital role in shaping our built environment, as it has done for centuries. We depend on it, we use it, we live with it and we must respect it. Aquatecture is the first book to outline new ways of ‘designing for water,’ using examples from around the world to illustrate methods of…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    RIBA Publishing

  • Mediation in the Construction Industry: An International Review book cover

    Mediation in the Construction Industry

    An International Review, 1st Edition

    Edited by Penny Brooker, Suzanne Wilkinson

    The application of construction dispute procedures has changed dramatically in the last decade. This has resulted in an increased use of Alternative Dispute Resolution in many countries, and mediation in particular. Construction is one of the major industries using mediation, in the UK and in many…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Constructing the Future: nD Modelling book cover

    Constructing the Future

    nD Modelling, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ghassan Aouad, Angela Lee, Song Wu

    This essential book introduces the concept of nD modelling, which takes the theory of computer modelling of the built environment to n dimensions. nD modelling utilizes a decision support tool for systematic assessment and comparison between various design parameters such as cost, accessibility,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • Energy Performance of Residential Buildings: A Practical Guide for Energy Rating and Efficiency book cover

    Energy Performance of Residential Buildings

    A Practical Guide for Energy Rating and Efficiency, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mat Santamouris

    Energy Rating is a crucial consideration in modern building design, affirmed by the new EC Directive on the energy performance of buildings. Energy represents a high percentage of the running costs of a building, and has a significant impact on the comfort of the occupants. This book represents…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • Environmental Management in Construction: A Quantitative Approach book cover

    Environmental Management in Construction

    A Quantitative Approach, 1st Edition

    By Heng Li, Zhen Chen

    Demands on the construction industry are changing, and it is now virtually essential for environmental management to be considered at all stages of a project. Many construction managers are finding a quantitative approach useful, and this book outlines four quantitative methods which can be applied…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-01-08
    CRC Press

  • Guide to the RIBA Domestic and Concise Building Contracts 2014 book cover

    Guide to the RIBA Domestic and Concise Building Contracts 2014

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Lupton

    This latest title from Sarah Lupton, best-selling author of construction contract guides, provides comprehensive guidance to the RIBA’s two new building contracts: the RIBA Domestic Building Contract 2014 and the RIBA Concise Building Contract 2014.Introducing the contracts’ features and benefits…

    Paperback – 2015-12-23
    RIBA Publishing

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