Building Surveying Products

  • BIM and Quantity Surveying

    Edited by Steve Pittard, Peter Sell

    The sudden arrival of Building Information Modelling (BIM) as a key part of the building industry is redefining the roles and working practices of its stakeholders. Many clients, designers, contractors, quantity surveyors, and building managers are still finding their feet in an industry where BIM…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Inspecting and Diagnosing Disrepair

    By Patrick Reddin

    Inspecting and Diagnosing Disrepair provides housing officers, surveyors, landlords, tenants, lawyers and environmental health inspectors with the essential information they need to record, diagnose and remedy disrepair. Pat Reddin presents technical information methodically, including useful…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge

  • Specifications for Building Conservation

    Volume 1: External Structure

    Edited by Rory Cullen, Rick Meier

    In Specifications for Building Conservation, the National Trust draws on a range of case studies and specifications to provide a much needed guide to specification writing for building conservation. Although traditional building accounts for approximately a quarter of all buildings in the UK, the…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28
    Routledge

  • The Age and Construction of English Housing

    By Simon Nicol, Chris Beer, Chris Scott

    There are some 22.4 million homes in England, housing 52 million people. They range from the smallest studio flat to the largest palace, and vary in age from medieval castles built of local stone to new homes designed to the most exacting sustainability standards. Numerous books have been written…

    Paperback – 2014-10-31
    IHS BRE Press

  • Fire from First Principles

    A Design Guide to International Building Fire Safety, 4th Edition

    By Paul Stollard

    Fire safety is a fundamental requirement of any building, and is of concern to several professions which contribute to the construction process. Following on from the success of the previous three editions, Paul Stollard has returned to update and expand this classic introduction to&…

    Paperback – 2014-01-30
    Routledge

  • Housing in the UK

    National comparisons in typology, condition and cost of poor housing

    By Justine Piddington, Helen Garrett, Nowak Tad

    There is a regular call for UK housing statistics to compare them with international countries. However, statistics in the UK are compiled from the four separate and different housing stock surveys in Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and England which is difficult to combine as a unified whole.…

    Paperback – 2014-01-23
    IHS BRE Press

  • Specifying Minor Works

    Edited by Patrick Reddin

    Efficient maintenance of a property requires a reliable assessment for defects or inadequacies and a systematic method for dealing with them. This book provides the information you’ll need for both. Throughout the specification process, all manner of issues face the surveyor, property manager or…

    Paperback – 2014-01-07
    Routledge

  • Understanding Housing Defects

    4th Edition

    By Duncan Marshall, Derek Worthing, Roger Heath, Nigel Dann

    Understanding Housing Defects provides a concise, coherent and comprehensive introduction to the causes, investigation and diagnosis of defects in domestic buildings. For this new edition, many of the chapters have been substantially updated and new photographs have been added. There are four new…

    Paperback – 2013-12-13
    Estates Gazette

  • Construction of Houses / Understanding Housing Defects Bundle

    This bundle offers the ideal combination for any student surveyor or professional wanting an easy to use desk reference. Perfect for those on Construction, Real Estate, Architecture and Built Environment courses. The fifth edition of The Construction of Houses is aimed specifically at those…

    Paperback – 2013-11-26
    Routledge

  • Inspections and Reports on Dwellings

    Assessing Age, 2nd Edition

    By Philip Santo

    Identifying the age of a property is a fundamental step in understanding its form of construction and in being prepared to differentiate between the characteristic defects of that age of property and defects which are more unusual and may warrant particular care in investigation and assessment.…

    Paperback – 2013-07-23
    Estates Gazette

  • Understanding Building Failures

    4th Edition

    By James Douglas, Bill Ransom

    Building defects still continue to plague the construction industry. The lessons learned over the last forty years have not been fully applied. Many new or refurbished buildings still leak or crack. Lack of awareness by designers and installers as to the main mechanisms that trigger such failures…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
    Routledge

  • The Construction of Houses

    5th Edition

    By Duncan Marshall, Derek Worthing, Nigel Dann, Roger Heath

    The fifth edition of this successful textbook is aimed specifically at those students and practitioners who require a broad understanding of building construction as part of a wider sphere of professional activity. The book provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of…

    Paperback – 2013-02-25
    Estates Gazette

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