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

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

    Wiley 2014; US$ 73.00 US$ 63.27

    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 US$ 52.00

    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...

  • Grundlagen der Baubetriebslehre 2by Fritz Berner; Bernd Kochendörfer; Rainer Schach

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99

    Wie leite ich eine Baustelle? Wie kalkuliere ich richtig? Wie halte ich meinen Zeitplan ein? Diese und viele weitere Fragen stellen sich nicht nur Studierende. Die Autoren von drei renommierten Universitäten erklären leicht und verständlich, wie es geht. Dabei geben sie einen umfassenden Einblick in alle Themenbereiche des Baubetriebs und der Bauwirtschaft.... 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...

  • 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 areas... more...

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

    Wiley 2014; US$ 85.00 US$ 73.67

    The Second Edition of Sustainable Residential Interiors addresses cutting edge processes, strategies, and principles as well as details for in-depth product vetting criteria. Award-winning, leading interior designer Annette Stelmack shares her expertise from the perspective of LEED Building Design & Construction projects, healthy interiors,... 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 a highly illustrated series... 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...