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  • Sealants in Construction, Second Edition

    By Jerome Klosowski, Andreas T. Wolf

    The last two decades have seen enormous advances in the technology and application of building sealants. This book provides essential reading for anyone connected with building sealants in the twenty-first century. It covers a wide range of subjects related to building sealants ranging from how to…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16 
    CRC Press

  • The BIM Management Handbook

    By David Shepherd

    An authoritative and practical road map for those implementing and managing BIM workflows. With the 2016 deadline for BIM level 2 fast approaching and the growing realisation of the huge benefits BIM brings these skills are becoming industry essentials. Concentrating on the how rather than the why…

    Paperback – 2015-10-16 
    RIBA Publishing

  • 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 Hierarchy of Energy in Architecture

    Emergy Analysis

    By Ravi Srinivasan, Kiel Moe

    The laws of thermodynamics—and their implications for architecture—have not been fully integrated into architectural design. Architecture and building science too often remain constrained by linear concepts and methodologies regarding energy that occlude significant quantities and qualities of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge
    PocketArchitecture

  • Designing the British Post-War Home

    Kenneth Wood, 1948-1968

    By Fiona Fisher

    In Designing the British Post-War Home Fiona Fisher explores the development of modern domestic architecture in Britain through a detailed study of the work of the successful Surrey-based architectural practice of Kenneth Wood. Wood’s firm is representative of a geographically distinct category of…

    Hardback – 2015-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Materials Science In Construction: An Introduction

    Materials Science in Construction explains the science behind the properties and behaviour of construction's most fundamental materials (metals, cement and concrete, polymers, timber, bricks and blocks, glass and plaster). In particular, the critical factors affecting in situ materials are examined…

    Paperback – 2014-11-25
    Routledge

  • Understanding the Building Regulations

    6th Edition

    By Simon Polley

    Do you need a concise, jargon-free and compact guide to the UK building regulations? Simon Polley boils down the regulations to their basic features, explaining the core principles behind them. Easy to read and light enough to carry around with you, this is the ideal introduction to a vital part…

    Paperback – 2014-09-16
    Routledge

  • BIM in Small Practices

    Illustrated Case Studies

    Edited by Robert Klaschka

    BIM (Building Information Modelling) is revolutionising architecture and construction, as more and more practices are realising the benefits it brings to design, sustainability, and construction. There is a perception that BIM is a process best left to large practices – requiring significant…

    Paperback – 2014-07-09
    NBS

  • BIM for Construction Health and Safety

    By Stefan Mordue, Roland Finch

    What is BIM and how does it affect the health and safety professional? How are BIM technologies used on a practical level? What opportunities are there for the use of BIM in the health and safety arena? This concise and practical guide aims to answer all these questions and more. The health and…

    Paperback – 2014-06-16
    NBS

  • Building Construction Handbook

    10th Edition

    By Roy Chudley, Roger Greeno

    The Building Construction Handbook is THE authoritative reference for all construction students and professionals. Its detailed drawings clearly illustrate the construction of building elements, and have been an invaluable guide for builders since 1988. The principles and processes of construction…

    Paperback – 2014-04-16
    Routledge

  • Building Regulations in Brief

    8th Edition

    By Ray Tricker, Samantha Alford

    This eighth edition of the most popular and trusted guide to the building regulations is the most comprehensive revision yet. It reflects all the latest amendments to Building Regulations, Planning Permission and the Approved Documents A,B,C, H, K, P, Regulation 7 incorporating all amendments up to…

    Paperback – 2014-04-07
    Routledge

  • Approved Document L1A

    Conservation of fuel and power - new dwellings (2013 Edition)

    By Dclg

    Part L (2013 edition, effective 6 April 2014) requires new build homes to be 6% more energy efficient than those built under the 2010 edition’s standards. In addition, there are new requirements for fabric energy efficiency and they come in two flavours - Dwelling Fabric Energy Efficiency and…

    Paperback – 2014-03-01
    RIBA Publishing

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