Quantity 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 

  • 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 – 2015-11-24 

  • 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

  • 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

  • Claims, Disputes and Litigation Involving BIM

    By Jason M Dougherty

    Are you unsure about: the current US legal environment with respect to BIM and VDC? the evolving standards of care for design and construction professionals using BIM and VDC? what practical methods and techniques can be used for analyzing construction claims and disputes involving BIM…

    Hardback – 2015-06-29

  • JCT Contract Administration Pocket Book

    By Andy Atkinson

    Successfully managing your JCT contracts is a must, and this handy reference is the swiftest way to doing just that. Making reference to best practice throughout, the JCT Standard Building Contracts SBC/Q, DB and MW are used as examples to take you through all the essential contract administration…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • Measuring Construction

    Prices, Output and Productivity

    Edited by Rick Best, Jim Meikle

    Despite the size, complexity and importance of the construction industry, there has been little study to date which focuses on the challenge of drawing reliable conclusions from the available data. The accuracy of industry reports has an impact on government policy, the direction and outcomes of…

    Hardback – 2015-04-24

  • Construction Contracts

    Questions and Answers, 3rd Edition

    By David Chappell

    Construction professionals of all kinds frequently need legal advice that is straightforward as well as authoritative and legally rigorous. Building on the success of two previous editions, David Chappell returns to provide answers to 225 FAQs from his experience as Specialist Advisor to the RIBA.…

    Paperback – 2015-03-23

  • Construction Project Manager’s Pocket Book

    By Duncan Cartlidge

    Construction project management requires a broad range of skills, from technical expertise to leadership, negotiation, team building and communication. This no–nonsense guide covers all of the essentials of the role, including: Pre-construction activities Design management and BIM…

    Paperback – 2015-02-19
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • Introduction to Construction Management

    By Fred Sherratt

    Management in the construction industry is a complex task, with team members often undertaking hazardous work, complying with stacks of regulations and legal requirements, and under the constant threat of plans going awry, however there is no need for all construction management textbooks to be so…

    Paperback – 2015-01-15

  • Delivering Sustainable Buildings

    Saving and Payback

    By Yetunde Abdul, Richard Quartermaine, David Sutton

    Research by Sweett Group and BRE has challenged the perception that sustainable buildings are necessarily more costly to build. By applying cost data from real construction projects to three case study buildings – an office, secondary school and community healthcare centre – detailed capital and…

    Paperback – 2014-09-25
    IHS BRE Press

  • Integrated Design and Cost Management for Civil Engineers

    By Andrew Whyte

    Find Practical Solutions to Civil Engineering Design and Cost Management Problems A guide to successfully designing, estimating, and scheduling a civil engineering project, Integrated Design and Cost Management for Civil Engineers shows how practicing professionals can design fit-for-use solutions…

    Paperback – 2014-08-27
    CRC Press

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