Built Environment: Building and Construction

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

    Building from Tradition

    Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture

    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 – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Building Governance and Climate Change: Regulation and Related Policies book cover

    Building Governance and Climate Change

    Regulation and Related Policies

    Edited by Richard Lorch, Jacques Laubscher, Edwin Hon-wan Chan, Henk Visscher

    The contribution of buildings to climate change is widely acknowledged. This book investigates how building regulatory systems are addressing the current and future effects of climate change, and how these systems can be improved. After presenting a comprehensive overview of how the current…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Urban Biodiversity: From Research to Practice book cover

    Urban Biodiversity

    From Research to Practice

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

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

    Building Lean, Building BIM

    Improving Construction the Tidhar Way

    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 – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • New Aspects of Quantity Surveying Practice book cover

    New Aspects of Quantity Surveying Practice

    4th Edition

    By Duncan Cartlidge

    In this fourth edition of New Aspects of Quantity Surveying Practice, renowned quantity surveying author Duncan Cartlidge reviews the history of the quantity surveyor, examines and reflects on the state of current practice with a concentration on new and innovative practice, and attempts to predict…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Building Regulations in Brief book cover

    Building Regulations in Brief

    9th Edition

    By Sam Alford, Ray Tricker

    This ninth edition of the most popular and trusted guide to the building regulations reflects all the latest amendments to the Building Regulations, Planning Permission and the Approved Documents in England and Wales. In particular, this includes coverage of the new Approved Document Q on Security…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge

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

    Managing Quality in Architecture

    Integrating BIM, Risk & 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 3 years to upgrade their quality systems to…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Real Estate book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Real Estate

    Edited by Sara Wilkinson, Tim Dixon, Norm Miller, Sarah Sayce

    With the built environment contributing almost half of global greenhouse emissions, there is a pressing need for the property and real estate discipline to thoroughly investigate sustainability concerns. The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Real Estate brings together the latest research of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge

  • FIDIC Red Book: A Commentary book cover

    FIDIC Red Book

    A Commentary

    By Ben Beaumont, Annette Anthony

    Written by a member of the FIDIC President’s List of Adjudicators, this detailed and critical commentary on the FIDIC Red Book provides authoritative guidance and recommendations for best practice. Focusing on each clause of the Condition of Contract, this book identifies pitfalls and logistics…

    Paperback – 2017-11-14 
    Informa Law from Routledge
    Contemporary Commercial Law

  • Passive Solar Architecture Pocket Reference book cover

    Passive Solar Architecture Pocket Reference

    2nd Edition

    Edited 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…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge
    Energy Pocket Reference

  • Sound Insulation in Buildings book cover

    Sound Insulation in Buildings

    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 – 2017-11-02 
    CRC Press

  • The Design-Build Studio: Crafting Meaningful Work in Architecture Education book cover

    The Design-Build Studio

    Crafting Meaningful Work in Architecture Education

    Edited by Tolya Stonorov

    The Design-Build Studio examines sixteen international community driven design-build case studies through process and product, with preceding chapters on community involvement, digital and handcraft methodologies and a graphic Time Map. Together these projects serve as a field guide to the current…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

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