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  • Advances in Construction ICT and e-Business

    Edited by Srinath Perera, Bingunath Ingirige, Kirti Ruikar, Esther Obonyo

    This internationally conducted study of the latest construction industry practices addresses a broad range of Information and Communication Technology applications. Drawing on research conducted in the US and UK, the state of the art of various ebusiness processes, as well as BIM, virtual…

    Hardback – 2016-02-18 
    Routledge
    CIB

  • 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 – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge
    CIB

  • R&D Investment and Impact in the Global Construction Industry

    Edited by Keith Hampson, Judy A. Kraatz, Adriana X. Sanchez

    R&D Investment and Impact in the Global Construction Industry brings together contributions from leading industry researchers in a diverse group of countries to investigate the role of research and development (R&D) in the construction industry. Investment in R&D is a proven factor in…

    Hardback – 2014-06-11
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management in Construction

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Edward Davies, Peter Fenn, Michael O'Shea

    Many construction conflicts and disputes are not limited to particular jurisdictions or cultures, but are increasingly becoming common across the industry worldwide. This book is an invaluable guide to international construction law, written by a team of experts and focusing on the following…

    Paperback – 2011-12-02
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Contemporary Issues in Construction in Developing Countries

    Edited by George Ofori

    Economic growth and socio-economic development are particuliarly important for developing countries, and the construction industry plays a central role in driving both of these. Traditionally the issues faced have been assumed to be merely offshoots of those encountered in industrialised…

    Hardback – 2011-09-20
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Culture in International Construction

    By Wilco Tijhuis, Richard Fellows

    Despite the wide range of technologies involved, the construction industry still relies heavily on one old-fashioned component: the human. The clients, managers, designers, investors, and a whole host of other stakeholders are all involved in a crucial series of relationships that are just as…

    Hardback – 2011-07-26
    Routledge
    CIB

  • New Perspectives on Construction in Developing Countries

    Edited by George Ofori

    Developing countries face the challenge of maintaining economic growth and socio-economic development, at the core of which sits the construction industry. Considerable research on construction in developing countries took place in the 1970's and 1980's, but little since, a gap which this book…

    Hardback – 2011-07-01
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Green Buildings and the Law

    Edited by Julie Adshead

    In countries such as the UK, the energy used in constructing, occupying and operating buildings represents approximately fifty percent of greenhouse gas emissions. Pressure to improve the environmental performance of buildings during both construction and occupancy, particularly to reduce carbon…

    Hardback – 2011-04-06
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Mediation in the Construction Industry

    An International Review

    Edited by Penny Brooker, Suzanne Wilkinson

    The application of construction dispute procedures has changed dramatically in the last decade. This has resulted in an increased use of Alternative Dispute Resolution in many countries, and mediation in particular. Construction is one of the major industries using mediation, in the UK and in many…

    Hardback – 2010-07-12
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Response Control and Seismic Isolation of Buildings

    By Masahiko Higashino, Shin Okamoto

    This state of the art report from an international task group (TG44) of CIB, the International Council of Building Research Organizations, presents a highly authoritative guide to the application of innovative technologies on response control and seismic isolation of buildings to practice worldwide…

    Hardback – 2006-09-05
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Construction Safety Management Systems

    Edited by Steve Rowlinson

    The construction industry has a distressingly poor safety record, whether measured in absolute terms or alongside other industries. The level of construction safety in a country is influenced by factors such as variations in the labour forces, shifting economies, insurance rates, legal…

    Hardback – 2004-04-29
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Innovation in Construction

    An International Review of Public Policies

    Edited by Andre Manseau, George Seaden

    How can innovation in the construction industry be strengthened? What instruments and approaches are being used by governments to promote it? What works and under what circumstances? These key questions have profound implications. This book presents a framework for the analysis of innovation models…

    Hardback – 2001-05-24
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Residential Open Building

    By Stephen H. Kendall, Jonathan Teicher

    Residential Open Building, the result of a CIB Task Group 'Open Building Implementation', provides a state-of-the-art review of open building, fundamental principles, recent developments, and international coverage of current projects on both the public and private arena. Open Building is a highly…

    Hardback – 1999-11-25
    Spon Press
    CIB

  • Procurement Systems

    A Guide to Best Practice in Construction

    Edited by Steve Rowlinson, Peter McDermott

    Procurement Systems details the whole spectrum of procurement issues in the construction industry, starting with the client /customer and running through managerial, cultural and IT-based issues. The book commences with an overveiw of previous work and a section on selection criteria is provided to…

    Hardback – 1999-07-29
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Case Studies in Post Construction Liability and Insurance

    Edited by Anthony Lavers

    This comparative international review of law and practice liability describes the framework in which lawyers, insurers, contractors and clients dealing with liability operate. The act of building involves risk and, in the case of damages occurring after construction, it is often hard to identify…

    Hardback – 1999-04-15
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Profitable Partnering in Construction Procurement

    Edited by Stephen Ogunlana

    Profitable Partnering in Construction Procurement is a compilation of papers presented at the CIB W92 Symposium held in Chaing Mai, Thailand in January 1999. This volume, drawing on contributions from leading experts in construction contract procurement from 22 countries, addresses the issues of…

    Hardback – 1999-01-21
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Building Education and Research

    Edited by Jay Yang, Weilen P. Chang

    Building Education and Research explores this new active area of research in a series of papers by internationally acclaimed experts, presented at the CIB W89 International Conference on Building Education and Research held in July 1998 (BEAR `98) in Brisbane, Australia. Sponsored in collaboratio…

    Hardback – 1998-07-02
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Open and Industrialised Building

    Edited by A. Sarja

    There is clearly potential for the industrial production of open buildings, buildings where the parts which are designed to allow a high degree of freedom for layout, construction and adaptation. Industrialized open building has the potential to radically cut building costs and construction…

    Hardback – 1998-06-18
    Routledge
    CIB