• Construction Safety Management Systems book cover

    Construction Safety Management Systems

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steve Rowlinson

    The construction industry has a distressingly poor safety record, whether measured in absolute terms or alongside other industries. The level of construction safety in a country is influenced by factors such as variations in the labour forces, shifting economies, insurance rates, legal…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

  • Naturally Ventilated Buildings: Building for the senses, the economy and society book cover

    Naturally Ventilated Buildings

    Building for the senses, the economy and society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Derek Clements-Croome

    While there are many historical examples of successful naturally ventilated buildings, standards for indoor climate have tended to emphasise active, mechanical airflow systems rather than passive natural systems. Despite its importance, knowledge about the performance of naturally ventilated…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Open and Industrialised Building book cover

    Open and Industrialised Building

    1st Edition

    Edited by A. Sarja

    There is clearly potential for the industrial production of open buildings, buildings where the parts which are designed to allow a high degree of freedom for layout, construction and adaptation. Industrialized open building has the potential to radically cut building costs and construction…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Case Studies in Post Construction Liability and Insurance book cover

    Case Studies in Post Construction Liability and Insurance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Lavers

    This comparative international review of law and practice liability describes the framework in which lawyers, insurers, contractors and clients dealing with liability operate. The act of building involves risk and, in the case of damages occurring after construction, it is often hard to identify…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Sustainable Refurbishment: Housing book cover

    Handbook of Sustainable Refurbishment: Housing

    1st Edition

    By Simon Burton

    Based on careful analysis and experience in all housing sectors and house types, this handbook explains and demonstrates how to incorporate the most effective energy saving measures in the existing housing stock.It begins by setting out the basic aims of sustainable refurbishment before presenting…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Construction Quality and Quality Standards: The European perspective book cover

    Construction Quality and Quality Standards

    The European perspective, 1st Edition

    By G.A. Atkinson

    Quality is a vital issue to be addressed by all constuction professionals working in Europe today. This book provides clear, concise guidance to the making and use of codes, regulations and technical specifications in Europe.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Building Regulations Explained book cover

    Building Regulations Explained

    7th Edition

    By London District Surveyors Association, John Stephenson

    Almost all buildings erected or altered in England and Wales must satisfy the requirements of the building regulations. This essential reference has been revised in line with new legislation up to January 2004, including important revisions to Parts B, E, H, J, L1, L2, and M and an outline of the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Basic Cost Engineering book cover

    Basic Cost Engineering

    3rd Edition

    By Kenneth K. Humphreys

    This work focuses on the application of fundamental cost engineering principles to the capital and operating costs estimation of major projects. It provides detailed coverage of profitability, risk, and sensitivity analysis. This third edition: discusses novel strategies for calculating preliminary…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    CRC Press

  • Historic Construction and Conservation: Materials, Systems and Damage book cover

    Historic Construction and Conservation

    Materials, Systems and Damage, 1st Edition

    By Pere Roca, Paulo B. Lourenço, Angelo Gaetani

    Conservation in the built environment raises fundamental questions which have been debated for centuries - what is worth preserving, how is it possible, why is it important? This book takes a modern approach to the meaning of a heritage structure and its conservation. The historical evolution of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-02
    Routledge

  • Architect's Legal Pocket Book book cover

    Architect's Legal Pocket Book

    3rd Edition

    By Matthew Cousins

    A little book that’s big on information, the Architect’s Legal Pocket Book is the definitive reference guide on legal issues for architects and architectural students. This handy pocket guide covers key legal principles which will help you to quickly understand the law and where to go for further…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • Housing for Degrowth: Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Housing for Degrowth

    Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anitra Nelson, François Schneider

    ‘Degrowth’, a type of ‘postgrowth’, is becoming a strong political, practical and cultural movement for downscaling and transforming societies beyond capitalist growth and non-capitalist productivism to achieve global sustainability and satisfy everyone’s basic needs. This groundbreaking…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Offsite Production and Manufacturing for Innovative Construction: People, Process and Technology book cover

    Offsite Production and Manufacturing for Innovative Construction

    People, Process and Technology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jack S. Goulding, Farzad Pour Rahimian

    The offsite and modular market is continuing to grow. This book builds on the success of a number of initiatives, including formative findings from literature, research and development and practice-based evidence (success stories). It presents new thinking and direction from leading experts in the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge

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