Built Environment: Building and Construction

  • Preventing Workplace Incidents in Construction: Data Mining and Analytics Applications book cover

    Preventing Workplace Incidents in Construction

    Data Mining and Analytics Applications, 1st Edition

    By Imriyas Kamardeen

    The construction industry is vital to any national economy; it is also one of the most susceptible to workplace incidents. The unacceptably high rates of incidents in construction have huge socio-economic consequences for the victims, their families and friends, co-workers, employers and society at…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • 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 – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Integrated Project Delivery book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Integrated Project Delivery

    1st Edition

    Edited by Derek Walker, Steve Rowlinson

    The concept of integrated project delivery (IPD) has evolved as a result of the need for highly expert teams of people to collaborate to deliver extremely complex projects, to manage expectations about delivery speed, changes in governance standards and to take advantage of and manage expectations…

    Hardback – 2019-08-05 
    Routledge

  • Electrical Installation Work: Level 3: EAL Edition book cover

    Electrical Installation Work: Level 3

    EAL Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Trevor Linsley

    Updated in line with the 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations and written specifically for the EAL Diploma in Electrical Installation, this book has a chapter dedicated to each unit of the EAL syllabus, allowing you to master each topic before moving on to the next. This new edition also includes…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Virtual Sound Barriers book cover

    An Introduction to Virtual Sound Barriers

    1st Edition

    By Xiaojun Qiu

    A virtual sound barrier is an active noise control system that uses arrays of loudspeakers and microphones to create a useful size of quiet zone and can be used to reduce sound propagation, radiation, or transmission from noise sources or to reduce noise level around people in a noisy environment.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-26 
    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 – 2019-07-24 
    Routledge

  • 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 Goulding, Farzad Pour Rahimian

    The off-site 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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge

  • Risk Management in Engineering and Construction: Tools and Techniques book cover

    Risk Management in Engineering and Construction

    Tools and Techniques, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Ogunlana, Prasanta Dey

    Today’s businesses are driven by customer ‘pull’ and technological ‘push’. To remain competitive in this dynamic business world, engineering and construction organizations are constantly innovating with new technology tools and techniques to improve process performance in their projects. Their…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Quality Auditing in Construction Projects: A Handbook book cover

    Quality Auditing in Construction Projects

    A Handbook, 1st Edition

    By Abdul Razzak Rumane

    This book provides construction professionals, designers, contractors and quality auditors involved in construction projects with the auditing skills and processes required to improve construction quality and make their projects more competitive and economical. The processes within the book focus…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge

  • Dissertation Research and Writing for Built Environment Students book cover

    Dissertation Research and Writing for Built Environment Students

    4th Edition

    By Shamil G. Naoum

    Dissertation Research and Writing for Built Environment Students is the essential guide to get students through their final year research project. Trusted and developed over three previous editions, the new fourth edition shows you how to select a dissertation topic, write a proposal, conduct a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • NEC4: 100 Questions and Answers book cover

    NEC4: 100 Questions and Answers

    1st Edition

    By Kelvin Hughes

    This book details some of the most important and interesting questions raised about the NEC family of contracts and provides clear, comprehensive answers to those questions. Written by an NEC expert with over 20 years’ experience using, advising, and training others, the book has several…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Building Stones and Stone Buildings book cover

    Understanding Building Stones and Stone Buildings

    1st Edition

    By John A. Hudson, John W. Cosgrove

    This book covers the wide spectrum of subjects relating to obtaining and using building stones, starting with their geological origin and then describing the nature of granites, volcanics, limestones, sandstones, flint, metamorphic stones, breccias and conglomerates, with emphasis being placed on…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    CRC Press

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