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

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  • Willis's Elements of Quantity Surveyingby Sandra Lee; William Trench; Andrew Willis

    Wiley 2013; US$ 57.00

    The measurement of building elements is a core subject for quantity surveying students. Responding to the recently published second volume of the New Rules of Measurement (NRM2) by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, the 12th edition of Willis's Elements of Quantity Surveying explains, from first principles and to NRM2 standards, the measurement... more...

  • House Inspectorby Duncan Marshall; Nigel Dann

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    This book is a concise and comprehensive guide to building defects and building inspection. Whether, as a practitioner you are employed in buying, selling, managing or maintaining houses or whether, or as a layperson, you are buying a property to invest or live in, this book will help you make sound decisions and avoid costly mistakes. Written by... more...

  • Understanding Housing Defectsby Duncan Marshall; Derek Worthing; Roger Heath; Nigel Dann

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 71.95

    Understanding Housing Defects provides a concise, coherent and comprehensive introduction to the causes, investigation and diagnosis of defects in domestic buildings. For this new edition, many of the chapters have been substantially updated and new photographs have been added. There are four new chapters covering: How defects are defined ... more...

  • Kitchen & Bath Design Presentationby Margaret Krohn; NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association)

    Wiley 2014; US$ 85.00

    The leading text on design communication, updated and expanded Kitchen and Bath Design Presentation is the National Kitchen and Bath Association's complete guide to preparing clear and accurate project documents and plans. This updated second edition has been expanded to include more information on hand drafting, specifications, and project presentation,... more...

  • About the House with Henri de Marneby Henri de Marne

    Upper Access, Inc. 2014; US$ 9.95

    Henri de Marne is one of America's most trusted experts on home repair, maintenance, and improvement. His nationally syndicated newspaper column (First Aid for the Ailing House) has been a staple in newspapers for over 36 years, and his blog is reaching a rapidly expanding audience.De Marne's trade paper book continues to be a steady seller,... more...

  • Handbook for Construction Planning and Schedulingby Andrew Baldwin; David Bordoli

    Wiley 2014; US$ 70.00

    The authoritative industry guide on good practice for planning and scheduling in construction This handbook acts as a guide to good practice, a text to accompany learning and a reference document for those needing information on background, best practice, and methods for practical application.  A Handbook for Construction Planning & Scheduling... more...

  • Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2015by AECOM

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 250.00

    Recovery in construction is still on track. Business confidence is increasing ? but still not yet secure. Following the 18% fall in tender prices between 2008 and 2013, price levels are beginning to recover some lost ground, particularly in the residential sector and with London based projects. It is important to make sure tenders are competitive,... more...

  • European Building Construction Illustratedby Francis D. K. Ching; Mark Mulville

    Wiley 2014; US$ 60.00

    The first European edition of Francis DK Ching?s classic visual guide to the basics of building construction. For nearly four decades, the US publication Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new European edition focuses on the construction methods most commonly... more...

  • Building Inspection Manualby Karl F. Schimd

    Momentum Press 2014; US$ 81.00

    This new book synthesizes a wide range of interdisciplinary literature to provide the state-of-the art of biomedical implants. It discusses materials and explains the three basic requirements for implant success from a surface engineering perspective: biological compatibility, biomechanical compatibility, morphological compatibility. Biomedical, mechanical,... more...

  • Sustainable Residential Interiorsby Annette Stelmack; Associates III; Kari Foster; Debbie Hindman

    Wiley 2014; US$ 85.00

    An illustrated guide to healthy, sustainable, and high-performing design methodologies "A great deal of expertise, hands-on experience, and thorough research has gone into the preparation of Annette Stelmack's book. In this era, managing complex issues for healthier, greener, safer, and more resilient communities more effectively... more...