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New and Published Books

  1. Living Roofs in Integrated Urban Water Systems

    By Daniel Roehr, Elizabeth Fassman-Beck

    With the infrastructure to manage storm water threats in cities becoming increasingly expensive to build or repair, the design community needs to look at alternative approaches. Living roofs present an opportunity to compliment ground-level storm water control measures, contributing to a holistic,...

    Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Transient Free Surface Flows in Building Drainage Systems

    By John Swaffield

    Climate change will present a series of challenges to engineers concerned with the provision of both building internal appliance drainage networks and rainwater systems within the building boundary, generally identified as the connection to the sewer network. Climate change is now recognised as...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Construction Project Manager’s Pocket Book

    By Duncan Cartlidge

    Construction project management requires a broad range of skills, from technical expertise to leadership, negotiation, team building and communication. This no–nonsense guide covers all of the essentials of the role, including: Pre-construction activities Design management and BIM...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Leadership and Sustainability in the Built Environment

    Edited by Alex Opoku, Vian Ahmed

    Series: Spon Research

    Leadership and sustainability have separately been the subject of numerous studies in a built environment context over the years, but they have yet to be addressed together. The real impact of legislation and guidelines designed to promote sustainability within the construction industry is closely...

    Published February 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Development and Planning Law / Compulsory Purchase and Compensation Bundle

    This bundle is essential for any student studying planning, real estate and construction law as part of their wider degree programme. The books are also the ideal desk reference for the surveyor and legal expert. Development and Planning Law Written by two experienced experts on law and the UK...

    Published February 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Lean Design Management

    Edited by Stephen Emmitt

    Series: Architectural Engineering and Design Management

    The fields of design management and lean construction appear to be developing independently. This volume brings together authors from four continents to argue that lean thinking should be integral to design management in the fields of architecture, engineering and construction (AEC). The...

    Published February 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Faber & Kell's Heating & Air-conditioning of Buildings

    11th Edition

    By Doug Oughton, Ant Wilson

    For over 70 years, Faber & Kell's has been the definitive reference text in its field. It provides an understanding of the principles of heating and air-conditioning of buildings in a concise manner, illustrating practical information with simple, easy-to-use diagrams, now in full-colour. This...

    Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Occupational Safety and Hygiene III

    Edited by Pedro M. Arezes, João Santos Baptista, Monica P. Barroso, Paula Carneiro, Patrício Cordeiro, Nelson Costa, Rui B. Melo, A. Sergio Miguel, Gonçalo Perestrelo

    The papers published in Occupational Safety and Hygiene III cover the following topics:- Occupational safety- Risk assessment- Safety management- Ergonomics- Management systems- Environmental ergonomics- Physical environments- Construction safety, and- Human factors.The contributions are based on...

    Published February 1st 2015 by CRC Press

  9. Green Solar Cities

    By Peder Vejsig Pedersen, Jakob Klint, Karin Kappel, Katrine Vejsig Pedersen

    The Green Solar Cities, EU-Concerto project focuses on the practical large scale implementation of solar energy technologies in combination with new build and retrofit low energy building in the cities of Copenhagen, with its city part Valby, in Denmark and Salzburg in Austria. This book aims to...

    Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Rammed Earth Construction

    Cutting-Edge Research on Traditional and Modern Rammed Earth

    Edited by Daniela Ciancio, Christopher Beckett

    Rammed Earth Construction: Cutting-Edge Research on Traditional and Modern Rammed Earth is a collection of peer-reviewed papers presented at the First International Conference on Rammed Earth Construction (ICREC2015, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, 10-13 February 2015) by...

    Published January 28th 2015 by CRC Press