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  • Structural Studies, Repairs and Maintenance of Heritage Architecture XIIby C. A. Brebbia; L. Binda

    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...

  • Instandhaltungsdienstleistungen in Produktionsnetzwerkenby Stefan Gassner

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 22.17

    ?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...

  • Facilities Change Managementby Edward Finch

    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...

  • Post-Disaster Reconstruction of the Built Environmentby Dilanthi Amaratunga; Richard Haigh

    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...

  • Building Adaptationby James Douglas

    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...

  • Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildingsby David Highfield; Christopher Gorse

    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...

  • The Handbook of Sustainable Refurbishment: Non-Domestic Buildingsby Baker Nick

    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...

  • Structural Design in Building Conservationby Dimitris Theodossopoulos

    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...

  • Improving the Earthquake Resilience of Buildingsby Izuru Takewaki; Abbas Moustafa; Kohei Fujita

    Springer London 2012; US$ 147.79

    This book discusses the value of the worst-scenario approach for improving earthquake resilience in buildings and nuclear reactor facilities. The approach is applied to modeling of inelastic structures, and passive-controlled and base-isolated buildings. more...

  • Sustainable Retrofit and Facilities Managementby Paul Appleby

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 94.95

    Governments across the globe are setting targets for reducing their carbon emissions. For example, the UK Government has committed to an eighty per cent reduction by 2050, when twenty-eight million buildings that currently exist will still be standing; this represents a challenge to improve the energy efficiency of more than one building per minute... more...