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

    Wiley 2003; US$ 155.00 US$ 134.33

    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...

  • Sustainable Facadesby Ajla Aksamija

    Wiley 2013; US$ 90.00 US$ 78.00

    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...

  • Planning and Urban Design Standardsby American Planning Association; Frederick R. Steiner; Kent Butler

    Wiley 2012; US$ 110.00 US$ 95.33

    The new student edition of the definitive reference on urban planning and design Planning and Urban Design Standards, Student Edition is the authoritative and reliable volume designed to teach students best practices and guidelines for urban planning and design. Edited from the main volume to meet the serious student's needs, this Student Edition... 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...

  • Agents and Multi-Agent Systems in Constructionby Chimay Anumba; Zhaomin Ren; O.O. Ugwu

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 47.95

    This book describes current advances and future directions in the theory and application of intelligent agents and multi-agent systems in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) sector. It is the product of an international effort involving a network of construction IT and computing researchers, investigating different aspects of agent... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Means of Escape from Fireby M. J. Billington; Alex Copping; Anthony Ferguson

    Wiley 2008; US$ 145.00 US$ 125.67

    The provision of an adequate means of escape from fire is fundamental to the design of new buildings and to the alteration, change of use or extension of existing buildings. It is essential that means of escape are considered at the earliest stage of a project as mistakes are very expensive to correct later in the design. There is a great deal of... 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...