Built Environment: Building and Construction

  • Digital Quality Management in Construction book cover

    Digital Quality Management in Construction

    1st Edition

    By Paul Marsden

    Much is written about Building Information Modelling (BIM) driving collaboration and innovation, but how will future Quality Managers and Engineers develop digital capabilities in augmented and video realities, business intelligence platforms, robots, new materials, artificial intelligence, block…

    Paperback – 2019-06-08 
    Routledge

  • Construction Delays: Extensions of Time and Prolongation Claims book cover

    Construction Delays

    Extensions of Time and Prolongation Claims, 2nd Edition

    By Roger Gibson

    Extension of time submissions are often made after a project has been severely delayed, when consequent problems may be unavoidable. However, if a proper submission is applied for as delays emerge, disruption can be minimised, and the correct extension of time should be awarded.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Bioclimatic Double-skin Facades book cover

    Bioclimatic Double-skin Facades

    1st Edition

    By Mary Benedict Bonham

    This guide shows you how to adapt a double-facade building strategy to your climate so that you can meet client needs for beauty and comfort while also reducing their energy load and environmental impacts. Bioclimatic double-skins conserve energy passively and often resonate with the culture of a…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Structural Materials for Sustainable Architecture: Imagining Delight, Form and Performance book cover

    Structural Materials for Sustainable Architecture

    Imagining Delight, Form and Performance, 1st Edition

    By Michael Dickson, Peter Walker

    This book discusses and illustrates the aesthetics, use and shaping of structural materials in the design and construction of a sustainable built environment. It develops the argument for, and an appreciation of, novel and innovative structural engineering forms through the comparative choice of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Principles of Structural Design: Wood, Steel, and Concrete, Third Edition book cover

    Principles of Structural Design

    Wood, Steel, and Concrete, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Ram S. Gupta

    Timber, steel, and concrete are common engineering materials used for designing and constructing structures. The choice of material depends upon the type of structures, availability of material, and the preference of designer. The design practices the code requirements of each material are very…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    CRC Press

  • The Architecture and Engineering of Natural Cooling book cover

    The Architecture and Engineering of Natural Cooling

    2nd Edition

    By Brian Ford, Rosa Schiano-Phan

    This revised and updated handbook provides the architect, engineer and other building professional with the latest research and practice in the application of passive and hybrid downdraught cooling in different building types in different locations around the world. It includes: - guidance on the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • 'One Planet' Cities: Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits book cover

    'One Planet' Cities

    Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits, 1st Edition

    By David Thorpe

    This book addresses the crucial question of how the essential needs of the growing human population can be met without breaking the Earth's already-stretched life-support system. With four out of five people predicted to be urban dwellers by 2080, ‘One Planet’ Cities proposes a pathway to genuine…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • The Client Role in Successful Construction Projects book cover

    The Client Role in Successful Construction Projects

    1st Edition

    By Jason Challender, Russell Whitaker

    The Client Role in Successful Construction Projects is a practical guide for clients on how to initiate, procure and manage construction projects and developments. This book is written from the perspective of the client initiating a construction project as part of a business venture and differs…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Project Risk and Opportunity Management: The Owner's Perspective book cover

    Project Risk and Opportunity Management

    The Owner's Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Agnar Johansen, Nils Olsson, George Jergeas, Asbjørn Rolstadås

    Effective risk and opportunity management is key to the successful delivery of any major engineering and construction project. This book looks at how all those involved can manage risk and capitalise on the opportunities that uncertainty present. The authors of this book highlight that…

    Paperback – 2019-04-22 
    Routledge

  • Net Zero Energy Building: Predicted and Unintended Consequences book cover

    Net Zero Energy Building

    Predicted and Unintended Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Ming Hu

    What do we mean by net zero energy? Zero operating energy? Zero energy costs? Zero emissions? There is no one answer: approaches to net zero building vary widely across the globe and are influenced by different environmental and cultural contexts. Net Zero Energy Building: Predicated and Unintended…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18 
    Routledge

  • Accounting for Construction: Frameworks, productivity, cost and performance book cover

    Accounting for Construction

    Frameworks, productivity, cost and performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rick Best, Jim Meikle

    Accounting for Construction follows on from Measuring Construction edited by the same team. It extends the coverage of some of the material in the first volume and expands the range of related topics to include, inter alia, shadow economies, industry improvement, other aspects of productivity…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge

  • Construction Project Management: An Integrated Approach book cover

    Construction Project Management

    An Integrated Approach, 3rd Edition

    By Peter Fewings, Christian Henjewele

    The third edition of Construction Project Management: An Integrated Approach is aimed at students and project managers from different disciplines and provides a broad and practical approach relevant to the whole project life cycle. Long-term client value is at the heart of the integrated approach…

    Paperback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge

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