Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Forthcoming Building and Construction Books

You are currently browsing 41–50 of 90 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 5

  1. Industries of Architecture

    Edited by Katie Lloyd Thomas, Tilo Amhoff, Nick Beech

    Series: Critiques

    At a time when the technologies and techniques of producing the built environment are undergoing significant change, this book makes central architecture’s relationship to industry. Contributors turn to historical and theoretical questions, as well as to key contemporary developments, taking a...

    To Be Published November 16th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Value and Waste in Lean Construction

    Edited by Fidelis A. Emuze, Tarcisio A. Saurin

    Non-value adding activities are otherwise known as ‘waste’ in the lean construction lexicon. The aim of this collection is to build a common understanding of the role and contribution of value-adding activities in achieving stipulated objectives and continuous improvement in...

    To Be Published November 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Trust in Construction Projects

    By Anita Cerić

    Series: Spon Research

    The relationship between project managers representing project owners and those on the contractor side is often threatened by communication risk. The main communication risk minimization strategy in the construction phase is trust, which plays a major role in the success of key working...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Getting to Grips with BIM

    A Guide for Small and Medium-Sized Architecture, Engineering and Construction Firms

    By Graham Paterson, Tahar Kouider, James Harty

    With the UK government‘s 2016 BIM threshold approaching, support for small organisations on interpreting, filtering and applying BIM protocols and standards is urgently required. Many small UK construction industry supply chain firms are uncertain about what Level 2 BIM involves and are unsure...

    To Be Published December 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Procedures for Licensing Authority Officers

    By Tim Deveaux

    Licensing law is a wide ranging , detailed and complex body of law within the UK. This book comes at a time when local authorities are required to consider and approve, or reject, applications for an increasing number and very wide range of licences. The book provides easy to read, and...

    To Be Published December 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. BIM and Quantity Surveying

    Edited by Steve Pittard, Peter Sell

    The sudden arrival of Building Information Modelling (BIM) as a key part of the building industry is redefining the roles and working practices of its stakeholders. Many clients, designers, contractors, quantity surveyors, and building managers are still finding their feet in an industry where BIM...

    To Be Published December 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Safety of Repair, Maintenance, Minor Alteration, and Addition (RMAA) Works

    A New Focus of Construction Safety

    By Albert PC Chan, Carol KH Hon

    Safety of RMAA works is an almost uncharted topic of rising importance internationally. Small construction contractors are particularly dependant on RMAA work, especially during times of recession, and they undertake more risks on these jobs than large companies do. This book is based on unique...

    To Be Published December 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Feasibility Studies in Construction Projects

    Practice and Procedure

    By Michael Kulwin

    Series: Practical Construction Guides

    Feasibility Studies in Construction Projects covers all aspects of feasibility study analysis including assumptions, the preparation of a feasibility study for submission, and the necessary elements to consider regarding the project cycle. The book also provides templates for use in preparing a...

    To Be Published December 30th 2015 by Informa Law from Routledge

  9. Inspections and Reports on Dwellings

    Reporting for Buyers, 2nd Edition

    By Ian Melville, Ian Gordon

    Completing the series of books called Inspections and Reports on Dwellings, the third and final book, Reporting for Buyers, offers the surveyor guidance on setting out their findings in a clear, unambiguous and unequivocal manner. The book provides a fuller and more critical picture of the...

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  10. 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 January 1st 2016 by RIBA Publishing