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

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

    Wiley 2014; US$ 74.50

    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 &... more...

  • Construction Mathematicsby Surinder Virdi; Roy Baker; Narinder Kaur Virdi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    Construction Mathematics is an introductory level mathematics text, written specifically for students of construction and related disciplines. Learn by tackling exercises based on real-life construction maths. Examples include: costing calculations, labour costs, cost of materials and setting out of building components. Suitable for beginners... more...

  • Kitchen & Bath Design Presentationby Margaret Krohn; NKBA

    Wiley 2014; US$ 85.00

    Kitchen & Bath Design Presentation describes the most common project documents and their preparation methods. Featuring color illustrations and clear information, this guide to explaining designing visions fully complies with the National Kitchen & Bath Association's Graphics and Presentation Standards. Bridging the gap between designers,... more...

  • Law for the Construction Industryby Stephanie Owen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 105.95

    Law for the Construction Industry provides a comprehensive introduction to the English legal system and basic contract law for those involved in the construction industry. It covers the level 2 module on legal studies of The CIOB's Education Framework and is officially sanctioned by The CIOB as the recognised book for that module. The book assumes... more...

  • Specifying Minor Worksby Patrick Reddin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Throughout the specification process, all manner of issues face the surveyor, property manager or building engineer, from describing common defects to addressing energy efficiency and carbon emissions. In addition to these tasks this book also gives clear guidance on building control, specification, neighbour issues and conservation. more...

  • Am Anfang war die Sintflutby Jürgen Herget

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 36.82

    Wenn Flüsse wie die Elbe und die Oder über die Ufer treten oder wir Hochwasserkatastrophen in Thailand, Pakistan oder Australien erleben, ist in den Medien schnell von Jahrhundertereignissen die Rede. Aber treten Fluten dieser Größenordnung wirklich nur einmal pro Jahrhundert auf? Ein Blick in die Vergangenheit zeigt, dass es seit der Eiszeit immer... more...

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

    Wiley 2013; US$ 53.95

    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...

  • House Inspectorby Duncan Marshall; Nigel Dann

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    Essential reading for trainees and general practice surveyors, maintenance inspectors, housing managers, estate agents, planners, and even private purchasers and investors. This book will improve your knowledge and understanding of potential problems and provide a simple framework for a competent building inspection. more...

  • Estimating and Tendering for Building Workby R. C. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 90.99

    "...my message to lecturers in building/quantity surveying is to 'put it on your course list for essential reading' and to students and practitioners 'buy it' " Building Technology & Management Provides a practical introduction to understanding the costs encountered on a building project together with an appreciation of the many factors influencing... more...

  • Building Organisation and Proceduresby G. Forster

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 86.99

    Topics discussed include the structure and magnitude of the construction industry, responsibilities and roles of the organisations and people within the industry. more...