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  • Target Cost Contracting Strategy in Construction

    Principles, Practices and Case Studies

    By Daniel W M Chan, Joseph H. L. Chan

    The problems inherent with the traditional design-bid-build procurement method often lead to the adversarial working relationships within the construction industry. Target cost contracts, accompanied by a gain-share/pain-share arrangement serving as a cost incentive mechanism, have emerged in the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Construction Economics

    A New Approach, 4th Edition

    By Danny Myers

    Construction Economics provides students with the principles and concepts underlying the relationship between economic theory and the construction industry. This new edition has been fully revised with a new introduction which provides an overview if economic developments since the Global Financial…

    Paperback – 2016-09-21 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-07-22
    Routledge

  • Delivering Value with BIM

    A whole-of-life approach

    Edited by Adriana X. Sanchez, Keith D. Hampson, Simon Vaux

    Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a global phenomenon which is gaining significant momentum across the world. Currently there is little information on how to realise and monitor benefits from implementing BIM across the life-cycle of a built environment asset. This book provides a practical…

    Paperback – 2016-04-01
    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

  • Trust in Construction Projects

    By Anita Ceric

    The relationship between project managers representing project owners and those on the contractor side is often threatened by communication risk. The main communication risk minimization strategy in the construction phase is trust, which plays a major role in the success of key working…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Health and Safety in Construction Revision Guide

    for the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety, 2nd Edition

    By Ed Ferrett

    This companion to the bestselling Introduction to Health and Safety in Construction is an essential revision aid for students preparing for their written assessments on the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety. Fully updated to the April 2015 specification, the revision…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14
    Routledge

  • Social Enterprise in the Construction Industry

    Building Better Communities

    By Martin Loosemore, Dave Higgon

    Through the emerging lens of social enterprise, this book examines how the global construction industry can engage more effectively with the communities in which it builds, addressing disadvantage and environmental degradation to leave a positive legacy for future generations. Combining insights…

    Paperback – 2015-09-01
    Routledge

  • Rebuilding Construction (Routledge Revivals)

    Economic Change in the British Construction Industry

    By Michael Ball

    First published in 1988, this book analyses the changes that took place in the economic organisation of the British construction industry throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, in particular considering its social and economic structure and examining the causes of its poor industrial record. Michael…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Spon's Asia Pacific Construction Costs Handbook, Fifth Edition

    Edited by LANGDON SEAH

    Highlights the Economies and Construction Industries of the Asia-Pacific Region Spon’s Asia-Pacific Construction Costs Handbook: Fifth Edition provides overarching construction cost data for 16 countries: • Brunei • Cambodia • China • Hong Kong • India • Indonesia • Japan • Malaysia • Myanmar…

    Hardback – 2015-04-29
    CRC Press

  • Lean Design Management

    Edited by Stephen Emmitt

    The fields of design management and lean construction appear to be developing independently. This volume brings together authors from four continents to argue that lean thinking should be integral to design management in the fields of architecture, engineering and construction (AEC). The…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Architectural Engineering and Design Management

  • Changing Energy Behaviour in the Workplace

    By Mindy Hadi

    Companies are becoming more aware of the public relations value of the green agenda to their business and are including information on their sustainability performance, including their energy consumption, in their annual corporate responsibility report. This guide discusses the impact of the…

    Paperback – 2015-03-31
    IHS BRE Press

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