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Buildings: Construction with reference to use, Including public buildings, dwellings

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  • Value Management of Construction Projectsby John Kelly; Steven Male; Drummond Graham

    Wiley 2014; US$ 83.00 US$ 71.93

    Value Management is a philosophy, set of principles and a structured management methodology for improving organisational decision-making and value-for-money. The second edition builds on the success of the first edition by extending the integrated value philosophy, methodology and tool kit to describe the application of Value Management  to the... more...

  • Management of Construction Projectsby Brian Cooke

    Wiley 2014; US$ 61.95 US$ 53.69

    Construction Management is a wide ranging discipline, but ultimately it is a demanding, hands-on discipline concerned with the management of people, plant and materials, all mobilised to complete a building project safely, on time, on budget and to the client’s satisfaction.     Management of Construction Projects is... more...

  • Ferry and Brandon's Cost Planning of Buildingsby Richard Kirkham

    Wiley 2014; US$ 41.00 US$ 35.53

    This new edition of the classic quantity surveying textbook retains its basic structure but has been thoroughly updated to reflect recent changes in the industry, especially in procurement. Although over the last 20 years a number of new procurement methods have evolved and become adopted, the recession has seen many clients revert to established... more...

  • BIM Designby Richard Garber

    Wiley 2014; US$ 50.00 US$ 43.33

    Building information modelling (BIM) is revolutionising building design and construction. For architects, BIM has the potential to optimise their creativity while reducing risk in the design and construction process, thus giving them a more significant role in the building process. This book demonstrates how innovative firms are using BIM technologies... more...

  • Integrated Design and Construction - Single Responsibilityby Colin Harding

    Wiley 2015; US$ 82.50 US$ 71.50

    Manufacturing and service industries have significantly improved their levels of productivity, quality, and profitability over the past 30 years, whereas in the construction industry similar levels of improvement have been impossible to achieve. Numerous reports have identified fragmentation of the industry’s management structures and processes... more...

  • Measurement using the New Rules of Measurementby Sean D. C. Ostrowski

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.00 US$ 55.47

    The RICS New Rules of Measurement mean that the construction industry now has a way of allowing a more consistent approach to the measurement and estimating of buildings from the start of a project, right through until the end, and beyond. Measurement using the New Rules of Measurement offers comprehensive guidance on all the technical competencies... more...

  • Strategic Safety Management in Construction and Engineeringby Patrick X. W. Zou; Riza Yosia Sunindijo

    Wiley 2015; US$ 115.00 US$ 99.67

    Although the construction and engineering sector makes important contributions to the economic, social, and environmental objectives of a nation, it has a notorious reputation for being an unsafe industry in which to work. Despite the fact that safety performance in the industry has improved, injuries and fatalities still occur frequently. To address... more...

  • Design Economics for the Built Environmentby Herbert Robinson; Barry Symonds; Barry Gilbertson; Ben Ilozor

    Wiley 2015; US$ 123.95 US$ 107.42

    The drive towards environmentally friendly buildings and infrastructure has led to a growing interest in providing design solutions underpinned by the core principles of sustainability to balance economic, social and environmental factors. Design Economics for the Built Environment: Impact of sustainability on project evaluation presents new directions,... more...

  • Mrs. Fixit Easy Home Repairby Terri McGraw

    Pocket Books 2002; US$ 16.95

    Mrs. Fixit says "It's just that simple!" Clueless about caulking your bathtub or replacing a phone jack? Think fixing a leaky faucet or hanging a window valance are jobs for the experts only? Let Mrs. Fixit give you the tools to tackle hundreds of home repairs on your own. On every page of this easy-to-use household companion, television's... more...

  • Monitoring Building Structuresby J.F.A. Moore

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 325.00

    There is an increasing number of buildings that require informed decisions to be made about their continued safety and serviceability. Although social and economic issues are often all-important influences, the technical issues nevertheless need to be addressed objectively, efficiently and reliably. The aim of this book is to bring together those techniques... more...