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  • Offsite Manufacturingby Dr. Mohammed Arif

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    Off-site Construction, Off-site Manufacturing, Manufactured Construction, Modern Methods of Construction, no matter what the name, the fundamental idea is to move some effort away from the construction site to a more controlled environment of the manufacturing floor. Although we have come a long way with cranes, robotics and laser guided precision... more...

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

    Wiley 2009; US$ 150.00

    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$ 145.00

    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 project based nature... 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

    Welches Bild von Behinderung oder behinderten Personen wird durch die Presse vermittelt? Dieser Frage eines fast vernachlässigten Forschungsbereiches nähert sich Markus Scholz auf explorative Weise an. Die interdisziplinäre Studie des Autors setzt sich auf Basis einer breit angelegten Inhaltsanalyse quantitativ und qualitativ mit der Darstellung von... 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...

  • Restoring Hardwood Floorsby Mary Twitchell

    Storey Publishing, LLC 1995; 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...

  • Roof Tiling and Slatingby Kevin Taylor

    Crowood 2012; US$ 18.94

    If you have never fixed a roof tile or slate before but have wondered how to go about repairing or replacing them, then this is the book for you. Many of the technical books about roof tiling and slating are rather vague and conveniently ignore some of the trickier problems and how they can be resolved. In Roof Tiling and Slating, the author rejects... more...

  • Wood and Wood Jointsby Klaus Zwerger

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 74.00

    Building with wood as an ecologically viable material is a tradition with a long history. The timber architecture which has ensued over the past centuries reveals to the modern observer the depth of knowledge which has enabled both Eastern und Western cultures to use this wonderful material in such a creative way. In the most typical... more...

  • Facade Construction Manualby Thomas Herzog; Roland Krippner; Werner Lang

    Birkhäuser 2004; US$ 182.00

    «Facade Construction Manual» provides a systematic survey of contemporary expertise in the application of new materials and energy-efficient technologies in facade design. It surveys the facade design requirements made by various types of buildings, as well as the most important materials, from natural stone through to synthetics, and documents a... more...