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  • Maths for the Building Tradesby Jim Kidd; Ian Bell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Maths for the Building Trades provides students of all ages with an easy-to-understand guide to the fundamental mathematics that is required in their area of study and beyond. It can be used as a learning programme on its own or in conjunction with the textbooks associated with their chosen trade. The book assumes only a minimum level of mathematical... more...

  • European Building Construction Illustratedby Francis D. K. Ching; Mark Mulville

    Wiley 2014; US$ 60.00

    The first European edition of Francis DK Ching’s classic visual guide to the basics of building construction. For nearly four decades, the US publication Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new European edition focuses on the construction methods most commonly... more...

  • The Power of Design-Buildby Sherif Hashem

    Business Expert Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    Design-build is a powerful project delivery approach. But how to actuate such power and deliver the design-build promise? This is what this book is all about. It provides the reader with cutting-edge knowledge, know-how, techniques, trade secrets, and best practices to deliver design-build projects in a safe and controlled manner. It covers the entire... more...

  • Façadesby Ulrich Knaack; Marcel Bilow; Thomas Auer; Tillmann Klein

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 49.00

    This book demonstrates the principles of facade construction. Guidelines are suggested for good detailing. The installation procedures are described for the most common materials ? glass, wood, steel, concrete, and aluminum. Numerous drawings made specially for the book explain the principles of the individual types of facade which are then illustrated... more...

  • Insulating Modernismby Kiel Moe

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    What is the best way to achieve sustainable energy savings in buildings? The mainstream construction industry has been saying for decades: it?s insulation. Today there is a growing movement among architects who claim that, by contrast, it isintelligent design thatprovides the best energetic results. This book describes the history, theory and facts... more...

  • Value Management of Construction Projectsby John Kelly; Steven Male; Drummond Graham

    Wiley 2014; US$ 82.50

    Value management evaluates alternative construction materials and systems with a view to saving money without impacting on building performance or the construction programme. It has become a well established tool in the construction industry, having been endorsed in a range of government sponsored reports. In the current economic climate, clients... more...

  • Sustainable Residential Interiorsby Associates III; Annette Stelmack

    Wiley 2014; US$ 85.00

    An illustrated guide to healthy, sustainable, and high-performing design methodologies "A great deal of expertise, hands-on experience, and thorough research has gone into the preparation of Annette Stelmack's book. In this era, managing complex issues for healthier, greener, safer, and more resilient communities more effectively... more...

  • Management of Construction Projectsby Brian Cooke

    Wiley 2014; US$ 62.95

    Construction Management is a wide ranging discipline, but ultimately it is a demanding, hands-on discipline concerned with the management of people, plant and materials, all mobilised to complete a building project safely, on time, on budget and to the client’s satisfaction.     Management of Construction Projects is a... more...

  • Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildingsby Walter T. Grondzik; Alison G. Kwok

    Wiley 2014; US$ 160.00

    The definitive guide to environmental control systems, updated with emerging technology and trends The Interactive Resource Center is an online learning environment where instructors and students can access the tools they need to make efficient use of their time, while reinforcing and assessing their understanding of key concepts for successful... more...

  • Heating, Cooling, Lightingby Norbert Lechner

    Wiley 2014; US$ 130.00

    Sustainable environmental control through building design Heating, Cooling, and Lighting is the industry standard text on environmental control systems with the emphasis on sustainable design. By detailing the many factors that contribute to the comfort in a building, this book helps architects minimize mechanical systems and energy usage over... more...