• 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

  • Advanced Applications in Acoustics, Noise and Vibration book cover

    Advanced Applications in Acoustics, Noise and Vibration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frank Fahy, John Walker

    Advanced Applications in Acoustics, Noise and Vibration provides comprehensive and up-to-date overviews of knowledge, applications and research activities in a range of topics that are of current interest in the practice of engineering acoustics and vibration technology. The thirteen chapters are…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    CRC Press

  • Project Planning, and Control book cover

    Project Planning, and Control

    1st Edition

    By David G. Carmichael

    Project management is widely used in the construction industry and is central to planning and controlling time, costs and resources. This book enables readers to perform more effectively, to understand project planning and control procedures and to gain an insight into the associated skills.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    Routledge

  • CIBSE Guide H: Building Control Systems book cover

    CIBSE Guide H: Building Control Systems

    1st Edition

    By Cibse

    'Building Control Systems' provides the building services engineer with a comprehensive understanding of modern control systems and relevant information technology. This will ensure that the best form of control systems for the building is specified and that proper provision is made for its…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    Routledge

  • Procurement Systems: A Guide to Best Practice in Construction book cover

    Procurement Systems

    A Guide to Best Practice in Construction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steve Rowlinson, Peter McDermott

    Procurement Systems details the whole spectrum of procurement issues in the construction industry, starting with the client /customer and running through managerial, cultural and IT-based issues. The book commences with an overveiw of previous work and a section on selection criteria is provided to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    Routledge

  • Effective Project Management Through Applied Cost and Schedule Control book cover

    Effective Project Management Through Applied Cost and Schedule Control

    1st Edition

    By James Bent, Kenneth K. Humphreys

    This work outlines a state-of-the-art project control and trending programme, focusing on advanced applied-cost and schedule-control skills for all phases of a project at both owner and contractor level. It contains information on the three major aspects of the total project programme: the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    CRC Press

  • Reciprocal Landscapes: Stories of Material Movements book cover

    Reciprocal Landscapes

    Stories of Material Movements, 1st Edition

    By Jane Hutton

    How are the far-away, invisible landscapes where materials come from related to the highly visible, urban landscapes where those same materials are installed? Reciprocal Landscapes: Stories of Material Movements traces five everyday landscape construction materials – fertilizer, stone, steel, trees…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • Construction in Cities: Social, Environmental, Political, and Economic Concerns book cover

    Construction in Cities

    Social, Environmental, Political, and Economic Concerns, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia J. Lancaster

    Today's construction environment is more complex than any previous era. The possible impediments to a project's successful completion include not only "bricks and mortar" issues like material availability or curtain wall testing, but a broad array of concerns involving the economic, political,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

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