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  • Praxis der Planungs- und Bauökonomieby Uta Oelsner

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 560.00

    Dieser Band lässt den Leser den Planungsbetrieb des Architekten und den Lebenszyklus eines Gebäudes aus bauökonomischem Blickwinkel erfahren und ist in folgende Themenabschnitte gegliedert: A - Die Aufgaben des Architekten und sein Büro B - Der Betrieb von Gebäuden und baulichen Anlagen C - Der Erhalt von Gebäuden und baulichen Anlagen. more...

  • Building with Cobby Adam Weismann; Katy Bryce

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2006; US$ 28.00

    With detailed illustrations and photos, this manual features step-by-step instructions for creating cob structures. Information on natural finishes is provided, including lime plasters, renders and washes, homemade clay and casein paints, and earthen plasters. It details how to construct a cob building that complies with modern building standards,... more...

  • Homes for a Changing Climateby Will Anderson

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2009; US$ 22.00

    Homes for a Changing Climate celebrates the collected wisdom of traditional and contemporary responses to the challenges of climate and illustrates the many ways in which houses can be designed, built, and adapted to cope with these challenges. At the beginning of the 21st century, the world finally woke up to the reality of climate change and began... more...

  • Green Up!by Will Anderson

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2007; US$ 8.99

    Green Up! is a compact reference guide to greening your house, from minor improvements such as what paint to use; to major ones, such as how to choose and install solar electric panels. Structured in A-Z format, each entry lists an area for greening your house, and then describes the options available, the pros and cons, costs, risks and problems,... more...

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

    Wiley 2013; US$ 60.00

    The RICS New Rules of Measurement mean that the constructionindustry now has a way of allowing a more consistent approach tothe measurement and estimating of buildings from the start of aproject, right through until the end, and beyond. Measurement using the New Rules of Measurement offerscomprehensive guidance on all the technical competencies... more...

  • Not Your Mother's Book . . . On Home Improvementby Pamela Frost; Dahlynn McKowen; Ken McKowen

    Publishing Syndicate LLC 2013; US$ 8.99

    Each title in the Not Your Mother's Book series contains approximately 60 real-life stories dedicated to a unique theme, drawn from the passion and experience of dozens of writers in a whimsical and entertaining mix of irreverence and humor. Founded by former coauthors and editors of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, this similarly styled anthology... more...

  • Kitchen & Bath Residential Construction and Systemsby NKBA

    Wiley 2013; US$ 85.00

    This revised edition of Residential Construction and Kitchen & Bath Systems combines the thorough guides to typical North American building systems for homes for the kitchen and bath industry into one comprehensive, expanded volume, completely updated and revised throughout. Learning to "read a house" is an essential skill for anyone in the... more...

  • Managing Risk in Construction Projectsby Nigel J. Smith; Tony Merna; Paul Jobling

    Wiley 2013; US$ 75.00

    Investment in any new project invariably carries risk but theconstruction industry is subject to more risk and uncertainty thanperhaps any other industry.   This guide for construction managers, project managers andquantity surveyors as well as for students shows how the riskmanagement process improves decision-making. Managing Risk inConstruction... more...

  • Construction Project Safetyby John Schaufelberger; Ken-Yu Lin

    Wiley 2013; US$ 85.00

    This introduction to construction safety for construction management personnel takes a project-based approach to present potential hazards in construction and their mitigation or prevention. After introducing Accident Prevention Programs and OSHA compliance requirements, the book integrates safety instruction into the building process by following... more...

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

    Wiley 2013; US$ 55.00

    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...