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  • Making Sense of Innovation in the Built Environment

    By Natalya Sergeeva

    This book offers a new understanding of innovation in project-based firms. It argues that a sensemaking approach is a useful means for explaining innovation and has important implications for policy makers, project managers, academics and students. Through a longitudinal research study into…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Professionalism for the Built Environment

    By Simon Foxell

    In the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, this new book provides thought provoking commentary on the nature of the relationship between society, the prevailing economic system and professionalism in the built environment. It addresses the changing responsibilities of professionals and in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-28 
    Routledge
    Building Research and Information

  • Introduction to Construction Project Engineering

    By Giovanni C. Migliaccio, Len Holm

    This new textbook fills an important gap in the existing literature, in that it prepares construction engineering and built environment students for their first experience of the jobsite. This innovative book integrates conceptual and hands-on knowledge of project engineering to introduce students…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
    Routledge

  • Business Principles for Landscape Contracting

    3rd Edition

    By Steven Cohan

    Business Principles for Landscape Contracting, fully revised and updated in its third edition, is an introduction to the application of business principles of financial management involved in setting up your own landscape contracting business and beginning your professional career. Appealing…

    Paperback – 2018-03-05
    Routledge

  • Leading and Managing Professional Services Firms in the Infrastructure Sector

    By Tim Ellis

    Professional services firms play a vital role in the social, environmental and economic well-being of any economy. This book considers the key skills and elements required to successfully lead and manage a professional services firm operating in the infrastructure sector. Public- and private-sector…

    Paperback – 2018-02-19
    Routledge

  • Real Estate Development Matrix

    By Daniel B Kohlhepp, Kimberly J. Kohlhepp

    This book presents a new way of thinking about, teaching, learning, and practicing real estate development. Real Estate Development Matrix describes the process in a two-dimensional model and presents seven Development Stages which form the horizontal axis, and eight sets of Development Tasks…

    Hardback – 2018-02-07
    Routledge

  • New Aspects of Quantity Surveying Practice

    4th Edition

    By Duncan Cartlidge

    In this fourth edition of New Aspects of Quantity Surveying Practice, renowned quantity surveying author Duncan Cartlidge reviews the history of the quantity surveyor, examines and reflects on the state of current practice with a concentration on new and innovative practice, and attempts to predict…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge

  • Building Lean, Building BIM

    Improving Construction the Tidhar Way

    By Rafael Sacks, Samuel Korb, Ronen Barak

    Building Lean, Building BIM is the essential guide for any construction company that wants to implement Lean Construction and Building Information Modelling (BIM) to gain a strategic edge over their competition. The first of its kind, the book outlines the principles of Lean, the functionality of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge

  • Choosing to Change

    An Alternative Understanding of Change Management

    By David Bentley

    It is commonly quoted that the majority of change initiatives fail and equally common is the reasoning that failure is due to a lack of adequate planning and robust processes to deliver change to the organisation. However, organisations cannot change it is only the people in the organisation, and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23
    Routledge

  • Understanding JCT Standard Building Contracts

    10th Edition

    By David Chappell

    This tenth edition of David Chappell’s bestselling guide has been revised to take into account changes made in 2016 to payment provisions, loss and/or expense, insurance and many other smaller but significant changes, and includes a section on performance bonds and guarantees. This remains the most…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28
    Routledge
    Understanding Construction

  • Construction Quality Management

    Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Tim Howarth, David Greenwood

    Quality management is essential for facilitating the competitiveness of modern day commercial organisations. Excellence in quality management is a requisite for construction organisations who seek to remain competitive and successful. The challenges presented by competitive construction markets and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge

  • Building Design, Construction and Performance in Tropical Climates

    Edited by Mike Riley, Alison Cotgrave, Michael Farragher

    The design, construction and use of buildings in tropical climates pose specific challenges to built environment professionals. This text seeks to capture some of the key issues of technology and practice in the areas of building design, refurbishment, construction and facilities management in…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15
    Routledge

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