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

  • BIM Designby Richard Garber

    Wiley 2014; US$ 50.00

    Throughout the projects are used to effectively illustrate the creative application of BIM at a variety of scales. These buildings showcase work by firms executing projects all over the world including: SHoP Architects and Construction (New York), Morphosis (Los Angeles), Populous (London), GRO Architects (New York), Resier + Umemoto (New York), Gensler... more...

  • Management of Construction Projectsby Brian Cooke

    Wiley 2014; US$ 62.95

    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... more...

  • Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2014by Davis Langdon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 250.00

    The beginnings of recovery? Some materials costs are rising, and so are direct labour costs. Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2014 gives you the total picture. Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2014 , compiled by Davis Langdon, still provides the most accurate, detailed and professionally relevant construction... more...

  • Sustainable Retrofitting of Commercial Buildingsby Simon Burton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 105.00

    Whilst sustainability is already an important driver in the new building sector, this book explores how those involved in refurbishment of commercial building are moving this agenda forward. It includes chapters by developers, surveyors, cost consultants, architects, building physicists and other players, on the role they each can play in enabling... more...

  • Ferry and Brandon's Cost Planning of Buildingsby Richard Kirkham

    Wiley 2014; US$ 39.00

    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...

  • The Building Acts and Regulations Appliedby C. M. H. Barritt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 88.95

    This newly revised edition is an up-to-date and concise volume, clarifying the Building Acts and Regulations relating to houses, flats and maisonettes, for all construction professionals and students. Each chapter forms a self-contained unit covering all the regulation requirements applicable to a particular part of a building, dealing with each... more...

  • Design and Build Contract Practiceby Dennis F. Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 175.95

    This edition covers the principles of the design and build system of construction and examines the detail of the operation. more...

  • Ecohouseby Sue Roaf; Manuel Fuentes; Stephanie Thomas-Rees

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Sue Roaf is famed for her approach to design and her awareness of energy efficiency. Here she reveals the concepts, structures and techniques that lie behind the realization of her ideals. By using her own house as a case study, Roaf guides the reader through the ideas for energy-efficient design or 'eco-design'. Now in its fourth edition, the bestselling... more...

  • Sustainable Residential Interiorsby Associates III; Annette Stelmack

    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...

  • Value Management of Construction Projectsby John Kelly; Steven Male; Drummond Graham

    Wiley 2014; US$ 82.50

    Value management evaluates alternative construction materials and systems with a view to saving money without impacting on building performance or the construction programme. It has become a well established tool in the construction industry, having been endorsed in a range of government sponsored reports. In the current economic climate, clients... more...