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  • 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...

  • Specialist Floor Finishesby D Cattell

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 215.00

    First Published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Profiled Sheet Roofing and Claddingby Nick Selves; J. Shanahan; Colin Sproul

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 125.95

    This book is written for all construction professionals concerned with getting the best value solution for their profiled sheet clad buildings. Published in association with the National Federation of Roofing Contractors. more...

  • The Construction Netby Alan Bridges

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 118.95

    Using this book can help the busy architect/engineer/contractor to optimize online time by determining the key sites to visit before connecting to the Internet. Topics are conveniently arranged by subject showing where to find the "index sites" together with details of many specialist sites. more...

  • The Soiling and Cleaning of Building Facadesby L.G.W. Verhoef

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 265.00

    The report of a comprehensive investigation by RILEM which examines all aspects of the cleaning of facades, subject to soiling by both biological and non-biological agencies. The contributors are international authorities working in this field giving essential advice to all those who need to know how to approach the problems connected with the soiling... more...

  • Structural Foundations Manual for Low-Rise Buildingsby M. F. Atkinson

    Spon Press 2003; US$ 170.00

    This book provides practical solutions for the design of foundations for low-rise buildings, especially those on abnormal or poor ground. It will be a user-friendly reference for contractors, structural engineers, architects and students. more...

  • Understanding IT in Constructionby Ming Sun; Rob Howard

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 56.95

    This book provides an overview of IT applications available to the construction professional throughout the life cycle of a building project, from essential office management through CAD, cost estimating and facilities management and maintenance. more...

  • Spon's Estimating Cost Guide to Roofingby Bryan Spain

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 71.95

    Specifically written for contractors and small businesses carrying out small works, Spon's Estimating Cost Guide to Roofing contains accurate information on thousands of rates, each broken down to labour, material overheads and profit. This is the first book to include typical project costs for slating and tiling, sheeting, cladding... more...

  • Construction Communicationby Stephen Emmitt; Christopher A. Gorse

    Wiley 2009; US$ 72.50

    Communicating the design intent, from initial briefing through the design stage and on to the actual construction is vital to the success of any building project. This book looks at communication across physical, organisational and cultural barriers with a view to improving the design and construction process. The authors investigate communication... more...

  • Design and Construction of Concrete Floorsby George Garber

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 119.95

    Design and Construction of Concrete Floors outlines the key principles needed for the production of a good floor which can be relied on to not only support and restrain other parts of the building, but also to meet the needs of the user. The book covers: * Uses of concrete floors * Structural design * Concrete used specifically for floors * Cracks... more...