Built Environment: Building and Construction

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

    Clients and Users in Construction

    Agency, Governance and Innovation

    Edited by Kim Haugbølle, 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 – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    CIB

  • 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 – 2017-05-05
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Construction Management: Theory and Practice book cover

    Construction Management

    Theory and Practice

    By Chris March

    Construction Management: Theory and Practice is a comprehensive textbook for budding construction managers. The range of coverage makes the book essential reading for students studying management courses in all construction related disciplines and ideal reading for those with non-cognate…

    Paperback – 2017-03-28
    Routledge

  • Sustainability Principles and Practice book cover

    Sustainability Principles and Practice

    2nd Edition

    By Margaret Robertson

    This new and expanded edition builds upon the first edition’s accessible and comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability. The focus is on furnishing solutions and equipping the student with both conceptual understanding and technical skills for the workplace. Each…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge

  • Offsite Architecture: Constructing the future book cover

    Offsite Architecture

    Constructing the future

    Edited by Ryan E. Smith, John D. Quale

    Architects have been intrigued by prefabricated construction since the early twentieth century. Recent advances in design, engineering and manufacturing processes have led to a significant expansion in the use of pre-assembled components, which are fitted to finished structures on site.…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • Total Construction Management: Lean Quality in Construction Project Delivery book cover

    Total Construction Management

    Lean Quality in Construction Project Delivery

    By John S. Oakland, Marton Marosszeky

    A convergence of lean management and quality management thinking has taken place in organizations across many industries, including construction. Practices in procurement, design management and construction management are all evolving constantly and understanding these changes and how to react is…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge

  • Designbuild Education book cover

    Designbuild Education

    Edited by Chad Kraus

    Designbuild Education adopts the intellectual framework of American Pragmatism, which is a theory of action, to investigate architects’ compelling urge to build and how that manifests in collegiate designbuild programs. Organized into four themes—people, poetics, process, and practice—the book…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge

  • Heritage Building Information Modelling book cover

    Heritage Building Information Modelling

    Edited by Yusuf Arayici, John Counsell, Lamine Mahdjoubi, Gehan Ahmed Nagy, Soheir Hawas, Khaled Dweidar

    Building Information Modelling (BIM) is being debated, tested and implemented wherever you look across the built environment sector. This book is about Heritage Building Information Modelling (HBIM), which necessarily differs from the commonplace applications of BIM to new construction. Where BIM…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge

  • Electrical Safety and the Law book cover

    Electrical Safety and the Law

    5th Edition

    By John M Madden

    Electrical Safety and the Law describes the hazards and risks from the use of electricity, explaining with the help of case studies and accident statistics the types of accidents that occur and how they can be prevented by the use of safe installations, equipment and working practices. It describes…

    Paperback – 2017-02-09
    Routledge

  • The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture: Air, Comfort and Climate book cover

    The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture

    Air, Comfort and Climate

    By C. Alan Short

    The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture challenges the modern practice of sealing up and mechanically cooling public scaled buildings in whichever climate and environment they are located. This book unravels the extremely complex history of understanding and perception of air, bad air,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-20
    Routledge
    Building Research and Information

  • Online Learning for STEM Subjects: International Examples of Technologies and Pedagogies in Use book cover

    Online Learning for STEM Subjects

    International Examples of Technologies and Pedagogies in Use

    Edited by Mark Childs, Robby Soetanto

    The Global Collaboration initiatives related in this book are examples of how educators have experimented with different mechanisms to provide science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education programmes through information and communication technologies. In many cases, these…

    Hardback – 2017-01-16
    Routledge

  • Fire Safety and Risk Management Revision Guide: for the NEBOSH National Fire Certificate book cover

    Fire Safety and Risk Management Revision Guide

    for the NEBOSH National Fire Certificate

    By Jonathan Backhouse, Ed Ferrett

    The Fire Safety and Risk Management Revision Guide: for the NEBOSH Fire Certificate is the perfect revision aid for students preparing to take their NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management. As well as being a handy companion volume to the Fire Protection Association textbook…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23
    Routledge

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