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Forthcoming Building and Construction Books

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Building Services Handbook

    8th Edition

    By Roger Greeno, Fred Hall

    This eighth edition of Hall and Greeno's leading textbook has been reviewed and updated in relation to the latest building and water regulations, new technology, and new legislation, and even more design calculations have been added. In addition, topics such as: alternative sources of...

    To Be Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Altruism by Design

    How To Affect Social Change as an Architect

    By Adam R. Wilmes

    Altruism by Design will prepare you for a career dedicated to serving communities in need through design and construction. It will help you understand the complexities, opportunities, and benefits of creating architecture that promotes social equality and community so that you can make a difference...

    To Be Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Designing Spaces for Natural Ventilation

    An Architect's Guide

    By Ulrike Passe, Francine Battaglia

    Buildings can breathe naturally, without the use of mechanical systems, if you design the spaces properly. This accessible and thorough guide shows you how in more than 300 color diagrams and photographs illustrating case studies and CFD simulations. You can achieve truly natural ventilation, by...

    To Be Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Basic Electrical Installation Work 2365 Edition

    City & Guilds Edition

    By Trevor Linsley

    Everything needed to pass the first part of the City & Guilds 2365 Diploma in Electrical Installations Updated in line with the 3rd Amendment of the 17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations, this new edition covers the City & Guilds 2365-02 course. Written in an accessible style with a chapter...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Understanding Organisational Culture in the Construction Industry

    By Vaughan Coffey

    Since the early 1980s, researchers and practitioners in the organisational and management fields have presumed a link between organisational, or corporate, culture and organisational performance. Whilst many believe this exists, other authors have been critical of the validity of such studies. Part...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Construction Supply Chain Economics

    By Kerry London

    This is the first comprehensive investigation of the industrial sourcing and procurement practices throughout sixty-eight construction industry supply channels across seven major commodity sectors at all levels. London presents real-world case studies to combine theory and practice to describe...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge