• Bioclimatic Double-Skin Façades book cover

    Bioclimatic Double-Skin Façades

    1st Edition

    By Mary Ben Bonham

    Visually enriched with over 250 photographs and drawings, Bioclimatic Double-Skin Façades is an essential reference guide for understanding the types and functions of double-skin façades. Author Mary Ben Bonham examines the history and continuing potential of double-skin architecture, informing on…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge

  • Electrical Inspection, Testing and Certification: A Guide to Passing the City and Guilds 2391 Exams book cover

    Electrical Inspection, Testing and Certification

    A Guide to Passing the City and Guilds 2391 Exams, 3rd Edition

    By Michael Drury

    Updated in line with the 18th edition of the wiring regulations. This book is an essential guide to the City & Guilds 2391-50 and 51: Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installation and Periodic Inspection and Testing, also C&G 2391-52: an amalgamation of Initial…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge

  • Monitoring Building Structures book cover

    Monitoring Building Structures

    1st Edition

    Edited by J.F.A. Moore

    There is an increasing number of buildings that require informed decisions to be made about their continued safety and serviceability. Although social and economic issues are often all-important influences, the technical issues nevertheless need to be addressed objectively, efficiently and reliably…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge

  • Integrated Life Cycle Design of Structures book cover

    Integrated Life Cycle Design of Structures

    1st Edition

    By Asko Sarja

    Traditionally the process of design has concentrated on the construction phase itself, with the primary objective being to optimise efficiency and minimise costs during development and construction. With the move towards a more sustainable development comes the need for this short-term approach to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-02
    CRC Press

  • Managing Diversity and Equality in Construction: Initiatives and Practice book cover

    Managing Diversity and Equality in Construction

    Initiatives and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew W. Gale, Marilyn J. Davidson

    With women in the UK construction industry constituting just thirteen per cent of the workforce and black and Asian workers numbering less that two per cent, despite representing more than six per cent of the working population, diversity is a problem that the construction industry needs…

    Paperback – 2019-12-02
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Natural Cooling book cover

    The Architecture of Natural Cooling

    2nd Edition

    By Brian Ford, Rosa Schiano-Phan, Juan A. Vallejo

    Overheating in buildings is commonplace. This book describes how we can keep cool without conventional air-conditioning: improving comfort and productivity while reducing energy costs and carbon emissions. It provides architects, engineers and policy makers with a ‘how-to’ guide to the application…

    Paperback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge

  • Tunnelling Contracts and Site Investigation book cover

    Tunnelling Contracts and Site Investigation

    1st Edition

    By Dr P.B. Attewell

    A wide ranging and up-to-date review of experience of tunnelling contracts, particularly those for sewerage and drainage tunnels. The review is based on the 6th edition of the ICE Conditions of Contract, but it takes note of new forms of contract which are leading towards less adversarial…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25
    CRC Press

  • Contemporary Co-housing in Europe (Open Access): Towards Sustainable Cities? book cover

    Contemporary Co-housing in Europe (Open Access)

    Towards Sustainable Cities?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pernilla Hagbert, Henrik Gutzon Larsen, Håkan Thörn, Cathrin Wasshede

    This book investigates co-housing as an alternative housing form in relation to sustainable urban development. Co-housing is often lauded as a more sustainable way of living. The primary aim of this book is to critically explore co-housing in the context of wider social, economic, political and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge

  • Living Architecture, Living Cities: Soul-Nourishing Sustainability book cover

    Living Architecture, Living Cities

    Soul-Nourishing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Julie Gwilliam

    It’s widely accepted that our environment is in crisis. Less widely recognized is that three quarters of environmental damage is due to cities – the places where most of us live. As this powerful new book elucidates, global sustainability is therefore directly dependent on urban design. In Living…

    Paperback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Real Estate Development and Finance book cover

    Introduction to Real Estate Development and Finance

    1st Edition

    By Richard M. Levy

    This book provides readers with a basic understanding of the principles that underlie real estate development. A brief historical overview and an introduction to basic principles are followed by examples from practice. Case studies focus on how cities change and respond to the economic,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-19
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Estimating, Plan Reading and Construction Techniques book cover

    Introduction to Estimating, Plan Reading and Construction Techniques

    1st Edition

    By Gary Anglin

    To understand Construction Estimating one must also understand plan reading and construction techniques. This book is designed to teach the construction student these three core skills in equal measure. Using hundreds of plans, sketches, and photos, the book builds case studies of the major…

    Hardback – 2019-11-18
    Routledge

  • Whole Life Costing for Sustainable Building book cover

    Whole Life Costing for Sustainable Building

    1st Edition

    By Mariana Trusson

    Whole life costing is now integral to building procurement, both for new buildings and major refurbishments. It is key when assessing investment scenarios for estates as well as individual buildings, and has become a tool for justifying higher capital cost items. Standard whole life costing methods…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

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