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  • Lean Construction

    Core Concepts and New Frontiers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Tzortzopoulos, Michail Kagioglou, Lauri Koskela

    This book collates the main research developments around Lean Construction over the past 25 years with contributions from many seminal authors in the field. It takes stock of developments since the publication of Koskela’s (1992) Application of the new production philosophy to construction, and in…

    Hardback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Construction 4.0

    An Innovation Platform for the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anil Sawhney, Michael Riley, Javier Irizarry

    Modelled on the concept of Industry 4.0, the idea of Construction 4.0 is based on a confluence of trends and technologies that promise to reshape the way built environment assets are designed, constructed and operated. With the pervasive use of Building Information Modelling (BIM), lean…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge

  • Technological Innovation and Economic Change in the Iron Industry, 1850-1920

    1st Edition

    By Robert A. Battis

    Originally published in 1989 this study examines some new facets in the development of the iron industry in the USA between 1839 and 1921 through the study of an individaul form, namely the Thoms Iron Company, one of the leading merchant furnace companies. It charts the  end of the anthracite…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Economics and Business of Technology

  • A Decision-Makers Guide to Public Private Partnerships in Airports

    1st Edition

    By Andy Ricover, Jeffrey Delmon

    Airport development is critical to economic growth and poverty reduction. Governments need all the tools available to ensure world-class airport infrastructure and services. Public Private Partnerships (PPP) offer a particular opportunity in airports. In fact, much of the developed world uses…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Lean Project Delivery and Integrated Practices in Modern Construction

    2nd Edition

    By Lincoln H. Forbes, Syed M Ahmed

    Lean Project Delivery and Integrated Practices in Modern Construction is the new and enhanced edition of the pioneering book Modern Construction by Lincoln H. Forbes and Syed M. Ahmed. This book provides a multi-faceted approach for applying lean methodologies to improve design and construction…

    Hardback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge

  • Contract Law in the Construction Industry Context

    1st Edition

    By Carl J. Circo

    This book chronicles how contract cases from the construction industry have influenced, solidified, refined and particularized U.S. contract law. The book’s central claim is that the construction industry experience has helped to contextualize U.S. contract law and, therefore, has encouraged the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Green Up!

    Sustainable Design Solutions for Healthier Work and Living Environments, 1st Edition

    By Stevie Famulari

    There are unique greening solutions and practices that help create a lifestyle shift, improving the health of living and working spaces for its occupants from a personal, business, environmental, and profitable perspective. Short-term and long-term considerations are important elements when moving…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07
    Productivity Press

  • Achieving Value for Money in Capital Build Projects

    1st Edition

    By Angela Vodden, Champika Liyanage, Akintola Akintoye

    This book is the first to bring together academic and practitioner views of Value for Money (VFM). VFM has been used to assess whether or not an organisation has obtained the maximum benefit within the resources available to it. A concept used by the public sector to assess the benefits of major…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Construction Health and Safety in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Manu, Fidelis Emuze, Tarcisio Abreu Saurin, Bonaventura H. W. Hadikusumo

    The global construction sector is infamous for high levels of injuries, accidents and fatalities, and poor health and well-being of its workforce. While this record appears in both developed and developing countries, the situation is worse in developing countries, where major spending on…

    Hardback – 2019-09-16
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Global Construction Data

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Gruneberg

    Global construction data is vital for contractors, governments, international organisations, policy makers, academic researchers and statisticians. As the global population of the world expands, the sustainability of the built environment raises the political agenda and the need to manage…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Routledge Handbook of Integrated Project Delivery

    1st Edition

    Edited by Derek Walker, Steve Rowlinson

    The concept of integrated project delivery (IPD) has evolved as a result of the need for highly expert teams of people to collaborate to deliver extremely complex projects, to manage expectations about delivery speed, changes in governance standards and to take advantage of and manage expectations…

    Hardback – 2019-08-09
    Routledge

  • Offsite Production and Manufacturing for Innovative Construction

    People, Process and Technology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jack S. Goulding, Farzad Pour Rahimian

    The offsite and modular market is continuing to grow. This book builds on the success of a number of initiatives, including formative findings from literature, research and development and practice-based evidence (success stories). It presents new thinking and direction from leading experts in the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge

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