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Forthcoming Building and Construction Books

You are currently browsing 31–40 of 106 forthcoming new books in the subject of Building and Construction — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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  1. Eco-design for buildings and neighbourhoods

    By Bruno Peuportier

    A growing number of urban inhabitants are aware of pressing environmental concerns. This book aims to provide information about relevant environmental quality criteria in urban construction settings, before methods are proposed for assessing these criteria. These will be extremely helpful to...

    To Be Published August 28th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Practical Guide to Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations

    4th Edition

    By Christopher Kitcher

    This book covers everything students need to learn about inspection and testing in order to pass their exams, containing clear reference to the latest legal requirements. All of the theory required in order to pass the City & Guilds 2394 and 2395 certificates, EAL 600/4338/6 and 600/4340/4 is...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Being an Effective Construction Client

    Working on Commercial and Public Projects

    Edited by Peter Ullathorne

    Being a client on a construction project can be incredibly complex and demanding but ultimately rewarding once your ambitions are fulfilled. This comprehensive ‘one stop shop’ will help you to achieve that magic combination of quality and efficiency, guiding you through the entire project lifecycle...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by RIBA Publishing

  4. Electrical Installation Work: Level 2

    EAL Edition

    By Mark Baker, Peter Roberts

    The only EAL approved textbook for the Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installation (600/6724/X) Fully up-to-date with the 3rd Amendment of the 17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations Expert advice that has been checked by EAL to ensure that it covers what students need to know in order to pass their...

    To Be Published September 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Recovery from Disaster

    By Ian Davis, David Alexander

    Series: Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

    Disasters can dominate newspaper headlines and fill our TV screens with relief appeals, but the complex long-term challenge of recovery—providing shelter, rebuilding safe dwellings, restoring livelihoods and shattered lives—generally fails to attract the attention of the public and most agencies....

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Social Enterprise in the Construction Industry

    Building Better Communities

    By Martin Loosemore, Dave Higgon

    Through the emerging lens of social enterprise, this book examines how the global construction industry can engage more effectively with the communities in which it builds, addressing disadvantage and environmental degradation to leave a positive legacy for future generations. Combining insights...

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Virtual Building Design and Construction

    The current and future practice of VDC and BIM

    By Lennart Andersson, Kyla Farrell, Oleg Moshkovich

    Virtual Building Design and Construction outlines the team structure, software and production ecosystem needed for an effective Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) process through current real world case studies of projects both in development and under construction. It provides the...

    To Be Published September 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Public Private Partnerships

    A Global Review

    Edited by Akintola Akintoye, Matthias Beck, Mohan Kumaraswamy

    Series: CIB

    This timely new book provides an international perspective on Public Private Partnerships. Through 21 case studies, it investigates the existing and fast developing body of principles and practices from a wide range of countries and is the first book to bring together leading international...

    To Be Published September 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Applying fabric first principles to comply with energy efficiency requirements in dwellings

    By Steven Stenlund

    Significant improvements to the regulatory requirements for energy efficiency in national building regulations are now in force. This guide explains the implications of these requirements and demonstrates how to meet them by using fabric first principles....

    To Be Published September 27th 2015 by IHS BRE Press