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

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  • 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...

  • From Animal House to Our Houseby Ron Tanner

    Chicago Review Press 2012; US$ 14.99

    Ten years ago, Ron and his then-girlfriend, Jill, did the impossible. They bought condemned property—a big Baltimore Victorian brownstone ­and vowed to bring it back to its original glory. The house had been home to Baltimore's most notorious fraternity for a decade and now, wrecked and abandoned, it was filled with garbage. As if that weren't daunting... more...

  • Handbook for Clerks of Worksby Greater London Council

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Handbook for Clerks of Works, Third Edition: Greater London Council Department of Architecture and Civic Design provides information pertinent to the role of the clerk of works in site supervision. This book outlines the specific duties and responsibilities of the clerk of works. Organized into 25 chapters, this edition begins with an overview of... 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...

  • Construction Project Managementby S. Keoki Sears; Glenn A. Sears; Richard H. Clough; Jerald L. Rounds; Robert O. Segner

    Wiley 2015; US$ 125.00 US$ 108.33

    A thoroughly updated edition of the classic guide to project management of construction projects For more than thirty years, Construction Project Management has been considered the preeminent guide to all aspects of the construction project management process, including the Critical Path Method (CPM) of project scheduling, and much more. Now... 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...

  • Construction Project Scheduling and Controlby Saleh A. Mubarak

    Wiley 2015; US$ 130.00 US$ 112.67

    Bad scheduling can doom a construction project from the start Construction Project Scheduling and Control provides a comprehensive examination of the analytical methods used to devise a reasonable, efficient, and successful schedule for construction projects of all sizes. This updated third edition contains new information on building image modeling... more...

  • Construction Contractingby Richard H. Clough; Glenn A. Sears; S. Keoki Sears; Robert O. Segner; Jerald L. Rounds

    Wiley 2015; US$ 135.00 US$ 117.00

    The definitive contracting reference for the construction industry, updated and expanded Construction Contracting , the industry's leading professional reference for five decades, has been updated to reflect current practices, business methods, management techniques, codes, and regulations. A cornerstone of the construction library, this text presents... more...

  • Wirtschaftliche Unternehmensführung im Architektur- und Planungsbüroby Dietmar Goldammer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 25.39

    Eine erfolgreiche Unternehmensführung zeichnet sich durch Rentabilität aus. Dieses Fachbuch beleuchtet die Faktoren, die eine erfolgreiche Unternehmensführung, speziell im Architektur- und Planungsbüro, bestimmen. Es gibt dem Büroinhaber Steuerungstools an die Hand, um auch auf lange Sicht den wirtschaftlichen Erfolg seines... more...