Built Environment: Building and Construction

  • A Definitive Guide to Behavioural Safety book cover

    A Definitive Guide to Behavioural Safety

    By Tim Marsh

    This book makes the case that far too much work undertaken under the banner ‘behavioural safety’ is overly person focused. ‘If you can walk on hot coals you can do anything – so be safe’ needs to be dismissed out of hand but also more advanced techniques based on coaching and empowerment fail to…

    Paperback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge

  • Soundscape and the Built Environment book cover

    Soundscape and the Built Environment

    Edited by Jian Kang, Brigitte Schulte-Fortkamp

    Soundscape Basics and Practical Implications Soundscape research represents a paradigm shift, as it involves human and social sciences and physical measurements to account for the diversity of soundscapes across countries and cultures. Moreover, it treats environmental sounds as a resource rather…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2018

    Edited by AECOM

    ‘An essential reference for everybody concerned with the calculation of costs of mechanical and electrical works.’ – Cost Engineer Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2018 continues to be the most comprehensive and best annual services engineering price book currently available,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Smart Cities

    By Vanessa Ratten

    There has been increased emphasis on smart cities due to the economic, environmental and technological shifts that have impacted on society. This book focuses on how cities are becoming smarter, more innovative and entrepreneurial due to the increased pressures placed on them from…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Business Management

  • Clients and Users in Construction: Agency, Governance and Innovation book cover

    Clients and Users in Construction

    Agency, Governance and Innovation

    Edited by Kim Haugbolle, David Boyd

    Clients have been identified as critical for building delivery but have been under-researched with only a few studies about them. This book seeks to address this gap. A deeper look into the nature of construction clients and their relation to building users exposes more fundamental questions…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Designing Zero Carbon Buildings Using Dynamic Simulation Methods book cover

    Designing Zero Carbon Buildings Using Dynamic Simulation Methods

    2nd Edition

    By Ljubomir Jankovic

    In addition to the application of fundamental principles that lead to a structured method for zero carbon design of buildings, this considerably expanded second edition includes new advanced topics on multi-objective optimisation; reverse modelling; reduction of the simulation performance gap;…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16 
    Routledge

  • Building Structures: understanding the basics book cover

    Building Structures

    understanding the basics, 3rd Edition

    By Malcolm Millais

    This is a one-stop book for knowing everything important about building structures. Self-contained and with no prerequisites needed, it is suitable for both general readers and building professionals. Follow the history of structural understanding; grasp the concepts of structural behaviour via…

    Paperback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge

  • Culture in International Construction book cover

    Culture in International Construction

    By Wilco Tijhuis, Richard Fellows

    Despite the wide range of technologies involved, the construction industry still relies heavily on one old-fashioned component: the human. The clients, managers, designers, investors, and a whole host of other stakeholders are all involved in a crucial series of relationships that are just as…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Building Services Handbook

    9th Edition

    By Fred Hall, Roger Greeno

    The ninth edition of Hall and Greeno's leading textbook has been reviewed and updated in relation to the latest building and water regulations, new technology, and new legislation. For this edition, new updates includes: the reappraisal of CO2 emissions targets, updates to sections on ventilation,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge

  • Advances in Construction ICT and e-Business book cover

    Advances in Construction ICT and e-Business

    Edited by Srinath Perera, Bingunath Ingirige, Kirti Ruikar, Esther Obonyo

    This internationally conducted study of the latest construction industry practices addresses a broad range of Information and Communication Technology applications. Drawing on research conducted in the US and UK, this book presents the state of the art of various ebusiness processes, and examines…

    Hardback – 2017-05-09 
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Agents and Multi-Agent Systems in Construction book cover

    Agents and Multi-Agent Systems in Construction

    Edited by Chimay Anumba, Zhaomin Ren, O.O. Ugwu

    This book describes current advances and future directions in the theory and application of intelligent agents and multi-agent systems in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) sector. It is the product of an international effort involving a network of construction IT and computing…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Architect's Pocket Book book cover

    Architect's Pocket Book

    5th Edition

    By Jonathan Hetreed, Ann Ross, Charlotte Baden-Powell

    This handy pocket book brings together a wealth of useful information that architects need on a daily basis – on-site or in the studio. It provides clear guidance and invaluable detail on a wide range of issues, from planning policy through environmental design to complying with Building…

    Paperback – 2017-04-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

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