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New and Published Books

  1. Materials Science In Construction: An Introduction

    By Ash Ahmed, John Sturges

    Materials Science in Construction explains the science behind the properties and behaviour of construction's most fundamental materials (metals, cement and concrete, polymers, timber, bricks and blocks, glass and plaster). In particular, the critical factors affecting in situ materials are examined...

    Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Environmental Methods for Transport Noise Reduction

    Edited by Mats Nilsson, Jörgen Bengtsson, Ronny Klaeboe

    Presents Evidence-Based Guidance on Noise Abatement Methods Solutions for reducing the noise impact of road and rail traffic can be found in the use of natural elements in combination with artificial elements in urban and rural environments. Ground and road surface treatments; trees, forests, and...

    Published November 19th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Successful Contract Administration

    For Constructors and Design Professionals

    By Charles W. Cook

    The success of every construction project begins with reading and understanding the contract. Contract Administrators and Project Managers for all parties in the construction process must realize the major impact their actions have on cost, schedule, and quality in relation to the contract terms...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Vibration Analysis and Structural Dynamics for Civil Engineers

    Essentials and Group-Theoretic Formulations

    By Alphose Zingoni

    Appeals to the Student and the Seasoned Professional While the analysis of a civil-engineering structure typically seeks to quantify static effects (stresses and strains), there are some aspects that require considerations of vibration and dynamic behavior. Vibration Analysis and Structural...

    Published November 16th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. The 'One Planet' Life

    A Blueprint for Low Impact Development

    By David Thorpe

    The One Planet Life demonstrates a path for everyone towards a way of life in which we don’t act as if we had more than one planet Earth. The difference between this approach and others is that it uses ecological footprint analysis to help to determine how effective our efforts are. Much of the...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. EGLR 2014 V2

    Edited by Hazel Marshall

    Series: Estates Gazette Law Reports

    The Estates Gazette Law Reports are an indispensable reference for property law practitioners researching and advising on all aspects of landlord and tenant law, valuation, professional negligence, conveyancing, real property, leasehold enfranchisement and compensation. They comprise the law...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Estates Gazette

  7. The BIID Concise Agreement for Interior Design Services

    CID/14

    By British Institute of Interior Design

    Short, clear, and easy to use, The BIID Concise Agreement for Interior Design Services (CID/14) is a simplified version of the industry standard form of interior design appointment. This new edition has been made even more user friendly, and is suitable for all but the largest and most complex...

    Published November 5th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  8. PHPP Illustrated: A Designer's Companion to the Passive House Planning Package

    By Sarah Lewis

    All architects hoping to design to the Passive House standard need to know how to use The Passive House Planning Package (PHPP): a set of 30+ linked Excel spreadsheets and a short manual, translated from German into English. A Designer's Companion to the Passive House Planning Package provides...

    Published October 31st 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  9. The Age and Construction of English Housing

    By Simon Nicol, Chris Beer, Chris Scott

    There are some 22.4 million homes in England, housing 52 million people. They range from the smallest studio flat to the largest palace, and vary in age from medieval castles built of local stone to new homes designed to the most exacting sustainability standards. Numerous books have been written...

    Published October 30th 2014 by IHS BRE Press

  10. Best Tall Buildings

    A Global Overview of 2014 Skyscrapers

    Edited by Antony Wood, Steven Henry, Daniel Safarik

    The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is the world’s foremost authority on tall buildings. This book chronicles the annual awards process, in which the CTBUH recognizes outstanding tall buildings and design innovations that advance the potential of integrated sustainability in...

    Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge