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Forthcoming Building and Construction Books

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  1. Solid Wood

    Case Studies in Mass Timber Architecture, Technology and Design

    By Joseph Mayo

    Over the past 10-15 years a renaissance in wood architecture has occurred with the development of new wood building systems and design strategies, elevating wood from a predominantly single-family residential idiom to a rival of concrete and steel construction for a variety of building types,...

    To Be Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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,...

    To Be Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Construction Contracts

    Law and Management, 5th Edition

    By Will Hughes, Ronan Champion, John Murdoch

    The fifth edition of this bestselling textbook has been thoroughly revised to provide the most up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of the legislation, administration and management of construction contracts. It now includes comparisons of working with JCT, NEC3, and FIDIC contracts throughout....

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Cost Studies of Buildings

    6th Edition

    By Allan Ashworth, Srinath Perera

    This practical guide to cost studies of buildings has been updated and revised throughout for the 6th edition, including extra detail on using the RICS New Rules of Measurement (NRM), and a forward-looking examination of the role of the quantity surveyor. New chapters on ICT in construction and...

    To Be Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. EGLR 2014 V3

    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...

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Estates Gazette

  6. Construction Contracts

    Questions and Answers, 3rd Edition

    By David Chappell

    Construction professionals of all kinds frequently need legal advice that is straightforward as well as authoritative and legally rigorous. Building on the success of two previous editions, David Chappell returns to provide answers to 225 FAQs from his experience as Specialist Advisor to the RIBA....

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Adaptive Thermal Comfort: Foundations and Analysis

    By Michael Humphreys, Fergus Nicol, Susan Roaf

    There has been widespread dissatisfaction with accepted models for predicting the conditions that people will find thermally comfortable in buildings. These models require knowledge about clothing and activity, but can give little guidance on how to quantify them in any future situation. This has...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Designing the British Post-War Home

    Kenneth Wood, 1948-1968

    By Fiona Fisher

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    In Designing the British Post-War Home Fiona Fisher explores the development of modern domestic architecture in Britain through a detailed study of the work of the successful Surrey-based architectural practice of Kenneth Wood. Wood’s firm is representative of a geographically distinct category of...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. JCT Contract Administration Pocket Book

    By Andy Atkinson

    Successfully managing your JCT contracts is a must, and this handy reference is the swiftest way to doing just that. Making reference to best practice throughout, the JCT Standard Building Contracts SBC/Q, DB and MW are used as examples to take you through all the essential contract administration...

    To Be Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Measuring Construction

    Prices, Output and Productivity

    Edited by Jim Meikle, Rick Best

    Despite the size, complexity and importance of the construction industry, there has been little study to date which focuses on the challenge of drawing reliable conclusions from the available data. The accuracy of industry reports has an impact on government policy, the direction and outcomes of...

    To Be Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge