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Forthcoming Building and Construction Books

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  1. Lean Design Management

    Edited by Stephen Emmitt

    Series: Architectural Engineering and Design Management

    The fields of design management and lean construction appear to be developing independently. This volume brings together authors from four continents to argue that lean thinking should be integral to design management in the fields of architecture, engineering and construction (AEC). The...

    To Be Published February 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 17th 2015 by Informa Law from Routledge

  4. 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 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 February 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 February 28th 2015 by RIBA Publishing

  7. The London Olympics and Urban Development

    The Mega-Event City

    Edited by Gavin Poynter, Valerie Viehoff

    Series: Regions and Cities

    This volume provides an in-depth study of the urban transformations that London has experienced before, during and after the Olympic and Paralympic Games held in the summer of 2012. The book draws upon new research conducted by academics and policy makers working in cities across the world. It...

    To Be Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Solid Wood

    Case Studies in Mass Timber Architecture, Technology and Design

    By Joseph Mayo

    Over the past 10-15 years a renaissance in wood architecture has occurred with the development of new wood building systems and design strategies, elevating wood from a predominantly single-family residential idiom to a rival of concrete and steel construction for a variety of building types,...

    To Be Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Living Roofs in Integrated Urban Water Systems

    By Daniel Roehr, Elizabeth Fassman-Beck

    With the infrastructure to manage storm water threats in cities becoming increasingly expensive to build or repair, the design community needs to look at alternative approaches. Living roofs present an opportunity to compliment ground-level storm water control measures, contributing to a holistic,...

    To Be Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Measuring Construction

    Prices, Output and Productivity

    Edited by Jim Meikle, Rick Best

    Despite the complexity of the construction industry, there has been little study to date which focuses on the challenge of drawing accurate conclusions from the available data. The accuracy of industry reports has an impact on government policy, the direction and outcomes of research, and the...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge