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  • Structural Studies, Repairs and Maintenance of Heritage Architecture Xby C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2007; US$ 476.00

    This volume has gathered the most recent advances in research and up-to-date studies of heritage buildings resulting in STREMAH becoming the most important conference of its kind. The book contains most of the papers presented at the 10th International Conference on Studies, Repairs and Maintenance of Heritage Architecture, incorporating the Maritime... more...

  • Retrofitting Design of Building Structuresby Xilin Lu

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 135.95

    Retrofitting of building structures, including maintenance, rehabilitation, and strengthening, is not only an important issue in urban construction and management, but also a frequent problem to structural engineers in property management disciplines. Based on the contributors? hands-on experience, Retrofitting Design of Building Structures covers... more...

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 130.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Facilities Change Managementby Edward Finch

    Wiley 2011; US$ 74.99

    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...

  • Structural Rehabilitation of Old Buildingsby Anibal Costa; Joao Miranda Guedes; Humberto Varum

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This present book describes the different construction systems and structural materials and elements within the main buildings typologies, and it analyses the particularities of each of them, including, at the end, general aspects concerning laboratory and in-situ testing, numerical modeling, vulnerability assessment and construction maintenance. 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...

  • Building Careby Brian J.B. Wood

    Wiley 2009; US$ 62.99

    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...

  • Understanding Historic Building Conservationby Michael Forsyth

    Wiley 2013; US$ 100.00

    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 • Structures... 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 ... more...