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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$ 145.00

    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$ 140.00

    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...

  • Computer Aided Design Guide for Architecture, Engineering and Constructionby Ghassan Aouad; Song Wu; Angela Lee; Timothy Onyenobi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    Computer Aided Design Guide for Architecture, Engineering and Construction provides an in-depth explanation of all the common CAD terms and tools used in the AEC sector. It describes each approach to CAD with detailed analysis and practical examples. Analysis is provided of the strength and weaknesses of each application for all members of the project... 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...

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

    De Gruyter 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 diversity... more...

  • Loft Conversionsby John Coutts

    Wiley 2012; US$ 69.95

    Pressure on space and changes in planning law mean that loft conversions are now at the forefront in the race to improve the performance of Britain's ageing housing stock. Since 1990, roof space conversions have increased UK housing capacity by more than 200 million square feet - a living area equivalent to a medium-sized city - without the loss of... more...

  • Sustainable Facadesby Ajla Aksamija

    Wiley 2013; US$ 85.00

    Practical information on designing sustainable, energy-efficient building facades As energy and other natural resources are being depleted, it has become clear that technologies and strategies that allow us to maintain our satisfaction with interior environments while consuming less of these resources are major objectives of contemporary facade... more...

  • Felt and Torch on Roofingby Tim Richardson

    Crowood 2014; US$ 17.49

    A detailed guide to installing high performance felt and torch on roofs, for both DIY enthusiasts and professional roofers. From safety precautions, to the tips and tricks to keep a flat roof water-tight for many years, Felt and Torch on Roofing will teach the novice how to successfully complete their first felt roof to a high standard, and provide... more...