Building Construction Handbook
Routledge – 2010 – 828 pages
Building Construction Handbook contains everything you need to know about the construction process. Up-to-date examples of everyday practices and processes, accompanied by detailed drawings to illustrate the construction building elements, make this text a core reference for both students and professionals.
The eigth edition has been fully revised and updated with additional examples of building practice. New material on the following areas is included: energy conservation, sustainable construction, environmental and green building issues and fire protection to elements of construction.
Building Construction Handbook is an essential, easy-to-use resource for undergraduate and vocational students on a wide range of courses including NVQ and BTEC National, through Higher National Certificate and Diploma, to Foundation and three-year degree level. It is also a handy reference for building designers, contractors and others working in the construction industry.
"This book will provide assistance to a wide range of reader groups - architects, surveyors, contractors and students from craft level to final year degree level. This reviewer has purchased all eight editions of this superb book since its inception and would not be without it."
James McDonagh - Building Engineer
General. Site Works. Builders Plant Substructure. Superstructure. Internal Construction and Finishes. Domestic Services. Index