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Forthcoming Building and Construction Books

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  1. Developing Property Sustainably

    By Sara Wilkinson, Sarah Sayce, Pernille Christensen

    Despite the continued research and debate on sustainable practices in the built environment, the property development industry is failing to adequately respond and adopt more rigorous measurement techniques and sustainable approaches. The tendency to either ignore or accept without question...

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. BIM and Quantity Surveying

    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 June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 June 5th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Urban Climate Mitigation Techniques

    By Mat Santamouris, Denia Kolokotsa

    The urban climate is continuously deteriorating. Urban heat lowers the quality of urban life, increases the energy needs at the urban scale, and affects the urban socio-economy. However, there are steps that can be taken to mitigate this situation. This book presents a series of innovative...

    To Be Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Hierarchy of Energy in Architecture

    Emergy Analysis

    By Ravi Srinivasan, Kiel Moe

    Series: PocketArchitecture

    The laws of thermodynamics—and their implications for architecture—have not been fully integrated into architectural design. Architecture and building science too often remain constrained by linear concepts and methodologies regarding energy that occlude significant quantities and qualities of...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Claims, Disputes and Litigation Involving BIM

    By Jason M Dougherty

    Are you unsure about: the current US legal environment with respect to BIM and VDC? the evolving standards of care for design and construction professionals using BIM and VDC? what practical methods and techniques can be used for analyzing construction claims and disputes involving BIM...

    To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Public Private Partnerships

    A Global Review

    Edited by Akintole Akintoye, Matthias Beck, Mohan Kumaraswamy

    Series: CIB

    The book will provide an international perspective on PPP by drawing upon the existing and fast developing body of principles and practices from many countries. This book will be the first of its kind in that it will bring together academics and practitioners that are leading the field in this area...

    To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Electric Wiring for Domestic Installers

    15th Edition

    By Brian Scaddan

    This book has for many years been the standard guide to the practical aspects of domestic electrical wiring. It explains how to carry out work safely and correctly in a step-by-step manner and has been updated to work alongside the 17th Edition of the Wiring Regulations Amendments. Essential...

    To Be Published June 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Green Infrastructure

    Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments

    By John W. Dover

    With more than half of the world's population now living in urban areas, it is vitally important that towns and cities are healthy places to live. The principal aim of this book is to synthesize the disparate literature on the use of vegetation in the built environment and its multifunctional...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge