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  • Estimating and Tendering for Construction Work

    5th Edition

    By Martin Brook

    Estimators need to understand the consequences of entering into a contract, often defined by complex conditions and documents, as well as to appreciate the technical requirements of the project. Estimating and Tendering for Construction Work, 5th edition, explains the job of the estimator through…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27 
    Routledge

  • NEC3 Construction Contracts: 100 Questions and Answers

    By Kelvin Hughes

    Which member of the NEC3 family of contracts should I use? How do I choose and use my main and secondary options? What are the roles and responsibilities of the various parties? How should I effectively manage early warnings and compensation events? Important questions can arise when working with…

    Paperback – 2016-06-21 
    Routledge

  • The Journey to Dissertation Success

    For Construction, Property, and Architecture Students

    By Elizabeth Laycock, Tim Howarth, Paul Watson

    Are you about to embark on a research project for the first time? Unsure which data collection methods are right for your study? Don't know where to start? By presenting the reader with a series of key research management questions, this book introduces the novice researcher to a range of research…

    Paperback – 2016-06-09 
    Routledge

  • New Forms of Procurement

    PPP and Relational Contracting in the 21st Century

    Edited by Marcus C. Jefferies, Steve Rowlinson

    The last three decades have seen the evolution of Public–Private Partnerships (PPPs) and Relationship Contracting (RC) as alternative procurement approaches to traditional methods of delivering public infrastructure. The potential for growth in these new forms of procurement has led to an on-going…

    Hardback – 2016-04-29
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Research Methodology in the Built Environment

    A Selection of Case Studies

    Edited by Vian Ahmed, Alex Opoku, Zeeshan Aziz

    Built environment students are not always familiar with the range of different research approaches they could be using for their projects. Whether you are undertaking a postgraduate doctoral programme or facing an undergraduate or masters dissertation, this book provides general advice, as well as…

    Paperback – 2016-03-29
    Routledge

  • Building Cost Planning for the Design Team

    3rd Edition

    By Jim Smith, David Jaggar, Peter Love, Oluwole Alfred Olatunje

    Cost management of all building projects has become increasingly important as clients in the public and private sector demand the highest quality cost planning services with accurate budgeting and cost control. All members of the design team must integrate their activities to ensure that a high…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25
    Routledge

  • Inspections and Reports on Dwellings

    Reporting for Buyers, 2nd Edition

    By Ian A. Melville, Ian A. Gordon

    This new edition of Reporting for Buyers provides guidance for the surveyor on setting out the findings of the inspection in a clear, unambiguous and unequivocal way. The book provides a full, critical look at the current situation, describing the various types of report currently available to the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-15
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-12-08
    Routledge

  • Value and Waste in Lean Construction

    Edited by Fidelis A. Emuze, Tarcisio A. Saurin

    Non-value adding activities are otherwise known as ‘waste’ in the lean construction lexicon. The aim of this collection is to build a common understanding of the role and contribution of value-adding activities in achieving stipulated objectives and continuous improvement in…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge

  • Cost Studies of Buildings

    5th Edition

    By Allan Ashworth, Srinath Perera

    This practical guide to cost studies of buildings has been updated and revised throughout for the 5th edition. New chapters have been added on the RICS New Rules of Measurement (NRM) for order of cost estimating and elemental cost planning, and on the procurement of construction projects.…

    Hardback – 2015-10-01
    Routledge

  • Public Private Partnerships

    A Global Review

    Edited by Akintola Akintoye, Matthias Beck, Mohan Kumaraswamy

    This timely new book provides an international perspective on Public Private Partnerships. Through 21 case studies, it investigates the existing and fast developing body of principles and practices from a wide range of countries and is the first book to bring together leading international…

    Hardback – 2015-09-15
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Cost Studies of Buildings

    6th Edition

    By Allan Ashworth, Srinath Perera

    This practical guide to cost studies of buildings has been updated and revised throughout for the 6th edition. New developments in RICS New Rules of Measurement (NRM) are incorporated throughout the book, in addition to new material on e-business, the internet, social media, building information…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge

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