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  • Innovation in Small Construction Firmsby Peter Barrett; Martin Sexton; Angela Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 47.95

    Innovation in Small Construction Firms promotes the benefits of innovation, and stimulate innovation capability within and between small and medium sized (SMEs) construction firms in an effort to bring in a new 'can innovate, should innovate, want to innovate' culture to the construction industry. Presenting new theoretical and practical insights... more...

  • Understanding the Construction Clientby David Boyd; Ezekiel Chinyio

    Wiley 2008; US$ 108.00 US$ 93.60

    This book breaks new ground by creating a framework to understand clients? actions and needs. Most construction management books focus on improving the construction process; this one focuses on a better engagement with the client. It challenges conceptions of both the construction industry and clients? businesses so that a more effective process and... more...

  • Knowledge Management in Constructionby Chimay J. Anumba; Charles Egbu; Patricia Carrillo

    Wiley 2008; US$ 150.00 US$ 130.00

    A key problem facing the construction industry is that all work is done by transient project teams, and in the past there has been no structured approach to learning from projects once they are completed. Now, though, the industry is adapting concepts of knowledge management to improve the situation. This book brings together 13 contributors from... more...

  • Roofing Ready Reckonerby R. Goss; C. N. Mindham

    Wiley 2008; US$ 40.65 US$ 35.23

    Now fully revised, the third edition of this renowned book by Ralph Goss has been made even more valuable with the addition of many new illustrations, and takes into account not only traditional cut roof construction but also modern trussed rafter roof assembly methods. Revised by C.N. Mindham, author of Roof Construction and Loft Conversion , this... more...

  • Advanced Research Methods in the Built Environmentby Andrew Knight; Les Ruddock

    Wiley 2009; US$ 90.99 US$ 78.86

    This book provides a bridge between the introductory research methods books and the discipline-specific, higher level texts. Its unique feature is the coverage of the detailed process of research rather than the findings of research projects. Chapter authors have been carefully selected by their expertise, discipline and location to give an eclectic... more...

  • Requirements Engineering for Computer Integrated Environments in Constructionby Ghassan Aouad; Yusuf Arayici

    Wiley 2009; US$ 155.00 US$ 134.33

    Efficient communication, collaboration, data exchange and sharing are crucial for the success of today's many multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary work environments. The implementation of computer integrated environments (CIE) is increasing and the requirements engineering necessary for the development of these systems is critical. Requirements... more...

  • Capture and Reuse of Project Knowledge in Constructionby Hai Chen Tan; Chimay J. Anumba; Patricia M. Carrillo; Dino Bouchlaghem; John Kamara; Chika Udeaja

    Wiley 2009; US$ 150.00 US$ 130.00

    An organisation’s competitive advantage lies in the knowledge of its employees and the organisation’s ability to harness that knowledge to meet business objectives. Knowledge management is recognised in the construction industry as a potential tool for providing organisational benefits, but for a number of reasons – particularly the... more...

  • Building Enclosure in Hong Kongby Wah Sang Wong

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1998; US$ 56.00

    This book examines in detail the external walls of buildings in Hong Kong. It is organized into two parts. The first part of the book presents readers with various factors such as technology and sustainability that affect the design of external walls. more...

  • Presse und Behinderungby Markus Scholz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 59.99

    Die meisten Personen würden in einem Vorwort zu einer derartigen Arbeit wa- scheinlich schreiben, dass sie sich schon seit Jahren mit dem Thema ausein- dergesetzt haben und das Interesse an der Thematik schon von Beginn an tief in ihnen verwurzelt war. Mein Weg zu dieser Arbeit und auch zu der damit verb- denen Thematik war ein etwas anderer und beruhte... more...

  • Building Stone Wallsby Charles McRaven

    Storey Publishing, LLC 1999; US$ 3.95

    Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence... more...