Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Forthcoming Building and Construction Books

You are currently browsing 31–40 of 111 forthcoming new books in the subject of Building and Construction — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

For books that are already published; please browse available books.

Forthcoming Books – Page 4

  1. Aquatecture

    Buildings Designed to Live and Work with Water

    By Robert Barker, Richard Coutts

    Water plays a vital role in shaping our built environment, as it has done for centuries. We depend on it, we use it, we live with it and we must respect it. Aquatecture is the first book to outline new ways of ‘designing for water,’ using examples from around the world to illustrate methods of...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  2. Spon's Civil Engineering and Highway Works Price Book 2015

    Edited by AECOM

    Infrastructure work is still declining, although there are plans to release £1.3bn worth of road network schemes over the next few years. Network rail has published plans to spend £38bn on upgrade works over the next five years. Water firms are to bring forward $400m of work into this financial...

    To Be Published October 1st 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Sustainable Retrofitting of Commercial Buildings

    Cool Climates

    Edited by Simon Burton

    Whilst sustainability is already an important driver in the new building sector, this book explores how those involved in refurbishment of commercial building are moving this agenda forward. It includes chapters by developers, surveyors, cost consultants, architects, building physicists and other...

    To Be Published October 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Environmental Methods for Transport Noise Reduction

    Edited by Mats Nilsson, Jörgen Bengtsson, Ronny Klaeboe

    Derived from the outputs of HOSANNA, a major EU research project, this handbook presents evidence-based guidance on novel noise abatement methods, outlines noise prediction methods which can be integrated with noise mapping software, details assessment methods for perceived noise and highlights the...

    To Be Published October 22nd 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Vibration Analysis and Structural Dynamics for Civil Engineers

    Essentials and Group-Theoretic Formulations

    By Alphose Zingoni

    Most structural analysis is concerned with static behaviour, but there are many instances where vibration behaviour and dynamic response have to be taken into account. This is particularly so when an engineering structure is subjected to impact or sudden movement, or significant time-varying...

    To Be Published October 30th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Transient Free Surface Flows in Building Drainage Systems

    By John A 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...

    To Be Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    To Be Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The 'One Planet' Life

    A Blueprint for Low Impact Development

    By David Thorpe

    The ‘One Planet’ Life explains the challenges presented by the planning system to the movement for low impact development, and puts forward practical advice and success stories from those who have achieved sustainable living. With a foreword from Jane Davidson, the former Welsh Environment Minister...

    To Be Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Life-Cycle and Sustainability of Civil Infrastructure Systems

    Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE'14), Tokyo, Japan, November 16-19, 2014

    Edited by Mitsuyoshi Akiyama, Dan M. Frangopol

    Series: Life-Cycle of Civil Engineering Systems

    Collection of revised expert papers dealing with emerging concepts and innovative applications in life-cycle civil engineering. Topics covered include: life-cycle damage processes, life-cycle assessment and design, life-cycle maintenance and rehabilitation, life-cycle performance of special...

    To Be Published November 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. 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...

    To Be Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge