• Building from Tradition: Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture book cover

    Building from Tradition

    Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth M. Golden

    Building from Tradition examines the recent resurgence of interest in the handmade building and the use of local and renewable materials in contemporary construction. In the past, raw materials were shaped to provide shelter and to accommodate the cultural, social, and economic needs of individuals…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Building Regulations in Brief book cover

    Building Regulations in Brief

    9th Edition

    By Ray Tricker, Samantha Alford

    This ninth edition of the most popular and trusted guide reflects all the latest amendments to the Building Regulations, planning permission and the Approved Documents in England and Wales. This includes coverage of the new Approved Document Q on security, and a second part to Approved Document M…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Building Lean, Building BIM: Improving Construction the Tidhar Way book cover

    Building Lean, Building BIM

    Improving Construction the Tidhar Way, 1st Edition

    By Rafael Sacks, Samuel Korb, Ronen Barak

    Building Lean, Building BIM is the essential guide for any construction company that wants to implement Lean Construction and Building Information Modelling (BIM) to gain a strategic edge over their competition. The first of its kind, the book outlines the principles of Lean, the functionality of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge

  • Urban Biodiversity: From Research to Practice book cover

    Urban Biodiversity

    From Research to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandro Ossola, Jari Niemelä

    Urban biodiversity is an increasingly popular topic among researchers. Worldwide, thousands of research projects are unravelling how urbanisation impacts the biodiversity of cities and towns, as well as its benefits for people and the environment through ecosystem services. Exciting scientific…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • Managing Quality in Architecture: Integrating BIM, Risk and Design Process book cover

    Managing Quality in Architecture

    Integrating BIM, Risk and Design Process, 2nd Edition

    By Charles Nelson

    Completely revised throughout for this second edition, Managing Quality in Architecture addresses the new ISO 9001 standards after the significant 2015 revision. ISO 9001 is the global standard for quality, and firms certified under the 2008 edition have three years to upgrade their quality systems…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • Managing Risks in Existing Buildings: An Overview of UK Risk-based Legislation for Commercial and Industrial Premises (FB 86) book cover

    Managing Risks in Existing Buildings

    An Overview of UK Risk-based Legislation for Commercial and Industrial Premises (FB 86), 1st Edition

    By Steve Manchester

    This guide aims to provide a holistic overview of the issues to consider and the techniques and information sources available to improve the management of risks in buildings by the building owner, manager and/or user. This should realise benefits from reduced business losses, reduced insurance…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13
    IHS BRE Press

  • Passive Solar Architecture Pocket Reference book cover

    Passive Solar Architecture Pocket Reference

    1st Edition

    By David Thorpe

    This handy pocket reference contains a wealth of information on a range of topics including the principles of passive solar building and passive house, a ten-step design and build strategy, calculating solar irradiance, factors affecting the choice of building materials, passive heating and cooling…

    Paperback – 2017-11-10
    Routledge
    Energy Pocket Reference

  • Sound Insulation in Buildings book cover

    Sound Insulation in Buildings

    1st Edition

    By Jens Holger Rindel

    The book explains sound insulation in buildings at a level suitable for both graduate students and expert consultants. Theoretical models are set out for sound transmission in buildings, with an emphasis on thick and heavy constructions. Thus, the description is not restrained by the common…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    CRC Press

  • Sound Reinforcement Engineering: Fundamentals and Practice book cover

    Sound Reinforcement Engineering

    Fundamentals and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Wolfgang Ahnert, Frank Steffen

    Sound reinforcement is the increasing of the power of sound signals and reproducing them as acoustic signals. This book gives an introduction to the fundamentals of sound reinforcement engineering, and also explains how it relates to disciplines such as room acoustics. It discusses in detail the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27
    CRC Press

  • Arup’s Tall Buildings in Asia: Stories Behind the Storeys book cover

    Arup’s Tall Buildings in Asia

    Stories Behind the Storeys, 1st Edition

    Edited by Goman Wai-Ming Ho

    Through a series of detailed case studies from East Asia, Arup, one of the global leaders in tall building design, presents the latest developments in the field to inspire more innovative and sustainable ideas in tall building design and engineering. This book exhibits the key design aspects of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-25
    Routledge

  • Contractor Health and Safety Compliance for Small to Medium-Sized Construction Companies book cover

    Contractor Health and Safety Compliance for Small to Medium-Sized Construction Companies

    1st Edition

    By Zakari Mustapha, Clinton Aigbavboa, Wellington Thwala

    This book explores the formation of small and medium-sized construction company's (SME) compliance with health and safety issues in developing countries. Little has been written about the formation of SME contractors' health and safety compliance for developing countries, especially, in the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24
    CRC Press

  • Designing the British Post-War Home: Kenneth Wood, 1948-1968 book cover

    Designing the British Post-War Home

    Kenneth Wood, 1948-1968, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Fisher

    In Designing the British Post-War Home Fiona Fisher explores the development of modern domestic architecture in Britain through a detailed study of the work of the successful Surrey-based architectural practice of Kenneth Wood. Wood’s firm is representative of a geographically distinct category of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

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