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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$ 62.00

    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...

  • 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

    Jerry Germer is an author and architect who specializes in residential design. more...

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

    Wiley 2013; US$ 78.00

    Nigel J. Smith is Professor of Project & Transport Infrastructure Management at the School of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds Tony Merna is Senior Partner of Oriel Group Practice and a lecturer for Manchester Business School Worldwide. Paul Jobling is a managing consultant with Kingsfield Consulting 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...

  • 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...