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- Wiley 2012; US$ 105.00
The new student edition of the definitive reference on urban planning and design Planning and Urban Design Standards, Student Edition is the authoritative and reliable volume designed to teach students best practices and guidelines for urban planning and design. Edited from the main volume to meet the serious student's needs, this Student Edition... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
The construction of buildings is learnt through experience and the inheritance of a tradition in forming buildings over several thousand years. Successful construction learns from this experience which becomes embodied in principles of application. Though materials and techniques change, various elements have to perform the same function. 'Principles... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 75.00
Addresses the topic of lightweight claddings in buildings and is a useful overview for the student and new practitioner. Written by a well-known specialist, this new edition has been brought up- to-date, covering the latest environmental issues. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 130.00
The book starts by setting out the duties of a building pathologist in the context of the modern roofing industry, defining failure and explaining its underlying causes. The main chapters then deal with the main specific types of failure: fire, shrinkage and roofing systems displacement, calendar shrinkage, foam insulation shrinkage and 'stretched'... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1986; US$ 119.95
This book contains a unique set of information sheets, covering all aspects of building from sit setting-out to roofs and floors. It gives builders and students of building a sound knowledge of materials, their properties and limitations, and shows the practice of using these materials for sound construction. The sheets also give information on the... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2006; US$ 560.00
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 200.00
Construction teams are usually complex, interdisciplinary and temporary, and, as such, the need for effective communication is crucial. However, published data regarding the manner in which individuals interact within the temporary project team is scarce, with little other than anecdotal evidence available. Recognizing this gap, Communication in... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 90.00
Full of detailed construction drawings, this book covers cut roofs, bolted truss roofs, trussed rafter roofs, trimmed openings and ventilation. A major section deals with loft to attic room conversions, giving guidance on planning procedures, as well as dealing with structural matters and specifying conversion work. The Fourth Edition features a... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2012; US$ 131.95
Originally devised as a guide for converting from imperial to metric measurements, 'The Metric Handbook' has since been totally transformed into a major international handbook of planning and design data. The second edition has been completely updated, with most chapters being totally rewritten, to meet the needs of the modern designer. The book contains... more...
- McGraw-Hill 2001; US$ 79.95
Strategies for overcoming clock-watching clients, spilled coffee, and other sales nightmaresand closing the sale. Selling is tough, and what can go wrong often will. Successful salespeople know they must prepare themselves for every potential deal-killer. Beating the Deal-Killers provides situation-specific advice for anticipating problems,... more...