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Details in building design and construction, Including walls, roofs

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  • Collaborative Construction Information Managementby Geoffrey Shen; Peter Brandon; Andrew Baldwin

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95

    Most construction projects are large and costly. Collaborative working involves two or more stakeholders sharing their efforts and resources to complete the project more effectively and efficiently. Collaborative, integrative and multi-disciplinary teams can tackle the complex issues involved in creating a viable built environment. This tends to... more...

  • Communication in Constructionby Andrew Dainty; David Moore; Michael Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 63.95

    Communication within project-based environments presents special challenges. This is especially true within the construction industry, where interaction tends to be characterised by unfamiliar groups of people coming together for short periods before disbanding to work on other endeavours. This book examines communication at a number of levels ranging... more...

  • Construction Communicationby Stephen Emmitt; Christopher A. Gorse

    Wiley 2009; US$ 74.99

    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...

  • Construction Drawings and Details for Interiorsby W. Otie Kilmer; Rosemary Kilmer

    Wiley 2006; US$ 55.00

    Get a realisitic guide to producing construction documents that clearly communicate the interior space of new construction, remodeling, or installation projects with Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors . This highly visual book: includes such details as furniture, finishes, lighting, and others. features authors? drawings as well... 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...

  • Flat Roof Construction Manualby Klaus Sedlbauer; Eberhard Schunck; Rainer Barthel; Hartwig M. Künzel

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 153.95

    In addition to providing the planner with basic rules of construction and design, the Flat Roof Manual also supplies an overview of the use and construction types as well as the standard assemblies for flat roofs. Together with the most important standards and bodies of regulations, construction drawings of the principal connection points... more...

  • Fundamentals of Research Methodology and Statisticsby Y.K. Singh

    New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2006; US$ 20.00

    The book approaches research from a perspective different from that taken in other educational research textbooks. The goal is to show educators that the application of research principles can make them more effective in their job of promoting learning. The basic point is that we do not have to stop teaching to do research; research is something we... more...

  • The Graphic Standards Guide to Architectural Finishesby ARCOM; The American Institute of Architects; Elena M. S. Garrison

    Wiley 2003; US$ 155.00

    From ARCOM and The American Institute of Architects A complete visual guide to choosing and using finish materials In this unique guide, the authors of MASTERSPEC and Architectural Graphic Standards join forces to offer architects vital single-source access to the unbiased information they need to evaluate, select, and specify the best finish... more...

  • Inside the Civano Project (GreenSource Books)by Al Nichols; Jason Laros

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 78.00

    A First-Hand Look at the High-Performance Civano Development This GreenSource book offers a complete survey of Civano, the largest high-performance mixed-use community in the United States. Located in Tucson, Arizona, Civano encompasses high standards of resource conservation, sustainability, and solar energy use. Inside the Civano Project... more...

  • Managing Knowledge in the Construction Industryby Alexander Styhre

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95

    Knowledge management presents a new way of understanding organizations and companies, and is especially suited to sophisticated and highly technical firms and operations such as those in the construction industry.  This new book draws on hard data from three separate research programs in Sweden and shows how the concept of knowledge can make sense... more...