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- Wiley 2011; US$ 139.00 US$ 120.47
Disasters threaten all parts of the world and they appear to be increasing in frequency, scale and intensity. Despite huge improvements in the emergency response, permanent reconstruction is often uncoordinated, inefficiently managed and slow to begin. International agencies are geared to an efficient response in terms of humanitarian relief, but they... more...
- WIT Press 2011; US$ 674.00
This book looks deeper into the importance of the historical identity of a region, town or nation. It is clear that we have the necessity to look beyond borders and share experiences and knowledge regarding heritage preservation.This Volume contains papers covering the latest advances in this field, presented at the twelfth and latest in a series of... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 80.99 US$ 70.19
Modern organisations are subject to continual change - technologies evolve, organisational structures are modified, people and underlying cultures are transformed. Yet the facilities that organisations occupy are static and can impede the changes that are essential to organisational survival. The response to change in terms of property and support... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 59.99
?Diese Arbeit zeigt theoretisch und empirisch auf, wie Bereitstellungsentscheidungen für Instandhaltungsdienstleistungen aufUnternehmens- und Produktionsnetzwerkebene im Zeitverlauf zustande kommen und welche Kriterien und Alternativen hierbei berücksichtigt werden können. Neben empirischen Ergebnissen aus der chemischen Industrie und dem Maschinenbau... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 75.95
As existing buildings age, nearly half of all construction activity in Britain is related to maintenance, refurbishment and conversions. Building adaptation is an activity that continues to make a significant contribution to the workload of the construction industry. Given its importance to sustainable construction, the proportion of adaptation works... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 66.99 US$ 58.06
Building care encompasses everything from maintenance of a building to energy conservation and range of approaches, including the effects on design. A range of approaches to looking after buildings and their users is covered in this book. The rationale and conditions that support them (e.g. PPM - preventative planned maintenance; JIT - just in time)... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 104.00 US$ 90.13
This book is the first in a series of volumes that combine conservation philosophy in the built environment with knowledge of traditional materials, and structural and constructional conservation techniques and technology: • Understanding Historic Building Conservation • Materials & Skills in Historic Building Conservation •... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 68.95
A detailed guide to the technical aspects of refurbishing and upgrading buildings, this book provides solutions to a range of problems, challenges and issues and is essential reading for all students studying building refurbishment at all levels. Includes: existing floor and wall strengthening facade retention introduction of new floors timber... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95
The refurbishment of existing buildings is a crucial yet often neglected subject within sustainable architecture; attention is usually focused on new buildings. Many old buildings waste large amounts of energy and provide poor internal conditions for occupants through poor lighting, poor ventilation, solar penetration and glare, and poor control of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 62.95
No building is properly conserved if it is not structurally sound. Consequently architects, engineers and conservation officers need an adequate grounding in the technology, the materials and the historic origins of the building in order to complete a conservation project successfully. Structural Design in Building Conservation deals with design... more...