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  • Estimating Building Costs for the Residential and Light Commercial Construction Professionalby Wayne J. Del Pico

    Wiley 2012; US$ 75.00

    How to succeed in the construction business—step-by-step guidelines for estimating To be competitive, contractors and homebuilders need to know how to generate complete, accurate estimates for labor and material costs. This book guides readers through the entire estimating process, explaining in detail how to put together a reliable estimate... more...

  • Building Procurementby Roy Morledge; Adrian Smith

    Wiley 2013; US$ 85.95

    As an industrial process, construction is unique in that the method of procurement of any built asset (building, infrastructure or process plant) defines many of the subsequent management processes that take place during the building phase – a very different situation to the purchase of goods and services in most other industries. The procurement... more...

  • Construction Cost Managementby Keith Potts; Nii Ankrah

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    In this updated and expanded second edition, Keith Potts and Nii Ankrah examine key issues in construction cost management across the building and civil engineering sectors, both in the UK and overseas. Best practice from pre-contract to post-contract phases of the project life-cycle are illustrated using major projects such as Heathrow Terminal 5,... more...

  • Stourport-on-Severnby Colum Giles; Keith Falconer; Barry Jones; Michael Taylor

    Historic England 2015; US$ 5.82

    Today many English towns, adjusting to the needs of the 21st century, are turning to the historic environment as a means of reinforcing their identity and distinctiveness, precious attributes in a town's local and regional profile. For Stourport-on-Severn, this special identity is written large in the central part of the town, for there can be few... more...

  • BIM and Construction Managementby Brad Hardin; Dave McCool

    Wiley 2015; US$ 49.99

    A sleeker, more comprehensive approach to construction projects BIM and Construction Management, Second Edition is a complete integration guide, featuring practical advice, project tested methods and workflows, and tutorials for implementing Building Information Modeling and technology in construction. Updated to align with the latest software... more...

  • Blueprint Readingby Sam Kubba

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 62.00

    Improve Your Ability to Read and Interpret All Types of Construction Drawings Blueprint Reading is a step-by-step guide to reading and interpreting all types of construction drawings. Filled with hundreds of illustrations and study questions, this easy-to-use resource offers a complete overview of construction drawing basics for every aspect... more...

  • Sustainable Constructionby Charles J. Kibert

    Wiley 2012; US$ 90.00

    The classic reference for high-performance green building delivery systems No longer just a buzzword, sustainable construction is going mainstream—and soon will be the norm. Revised to reflect the latest developments of the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system and other tools, Sustainable... more...

  • ‘One Great Workshop’by Nicola Wray; Bob Hawkins; Colum Giles

    Historic England 2015; US$ 5.82

    Illustrated throughout, this book presents a summary of the Sheffield metal trades including a description of the processes involved and the special environment produced by the buildings of the industry. It also describes conservation issues. more...

  • The Birmingham Jewellery Quarterby John Cattell; Bob Hawkins

    Historic England 2015; US$ 5.82

    The Birmingham Jewellery Quarter contains the best and most extensive surviving group of Victorian and 20th-century buildings devoted to the manufacture of jewellery in Europe. The Quarter is still a vibrant manufacturing community, with people often still working from original premises and in many cases using original machinery and tools. This booklet... more...

  • Bridport and West Bayby Mike Williams

    Historic England 2015; US$ 5.82

    Bridport is an industrial market town on the west Dorset coast which has played a pivotal role in the region's hemp and flax industry for over 700 years. The industrial heritage of this town is not widely known outside the area and very little has been published on the regional and national significance of Bridport. Hemp and flax was traditionally... more...