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Forthcoming Building and Construction Books

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  1. Building Better Arts Facilities

    Lessons from a U.S. National Study.

    By Joanna Woronkowicz, D. Carroll Joynes, Norman Bradburn

    Series: Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management

    At the turn of the 21st century, a significant boom in the construction of cultural buildings took saw the establishment of hundreds of performing arts centers, theaters, and museums. However, many of these cultural organizations struggled to survive after the building was completed, or,...

    To Be Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published January 6th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Renewable Energy Resources

    3rd Edition

    By John Twidell, Tony Weir

    Renewable Energy Resources is a numerate and quantitative text covering the full range of renewable energy technologies and their implementation worldwide. Energy supplies from renewables (such as from biofuels, solar heat, photovoltaics, wind, hydro, wave, tidal, geothermal, and ocean-thermal) are...

    To Be Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Introduction to Construction Management

    By Fred Sherratt

    Management in the construction industry is a complex task, with team members often undertaking hazardous work, complying with stacks of regulations and legal requirements, and under the constant threat of plans going awry, however there is no need for all construction management textbooks to be so...

    To Be Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    To Be Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    To Be Published February 11th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Chern on Dispute Boards

    3rd Edition

    By Cyril Chern

    Series: Construction Practice Series

    Chern on Dispute Boards examines the law of dispute boards and their development internationally, while also covering procedural topics that are of particular concern to those utilising dispute boards. It deals with advanced practitioner issues in the emerging law of dispute boards on an...

    To Be Published February 18th 2015 by Informa Law from Routledge

  9. The Soft Power of Construction Contracting Organisations

    Edited by Sai On Cheung, Peter Shek Pui Wong, Tak Wing Yiu

    Series: Spon Research

    As is true across the AEC industry, the non-technical skills possessed by construction organisations are key to their overall performance. In this study, the particular importance of optimising the so-called "soft power" of organisations, is addressed. Things like organisational culture,...

    To Be Published February 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge