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  1. Bamboo Gridshells

    By David Rockwood

    This highly illustrated text brings together two areas which have both grown in popularity in recent years: gridshells and bamboo. Bamboo is a fast-growing, naturally available, renewable resource which is quite strong and lends itself to structural applications. In this unique text, David...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Achieving Successful Construction Projects

    A Guide for Industry Leaders and Programme Managers

    By Ian Gardner

    Whether a construction project turns out to be successful or not has a lot to do with the clarity of the client’s objectives and how the client establishes and instils a culture throughout the project team. This book's focus is on defining and exploring those attributes of clients or organisations...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Programming the Built Environment (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Architectural programming – the analysis of any given environment to satisfy users’ needs – has become a given prerequisite to the design process. The programming process is often a complicated one: users’ present and future needs must be identified; space allowances, often predetermined, must be...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Advanced Electrical Installation Work 2365 Edition

    City and Guilds Edition

    By Trevor Linsley

    Updated in line with the 3rd Amendment of the 17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations Amendments, this new edition covers the City and Guilds 2365-03 course. Written in an accessible style with a chapter dedicated to each unit of the syllabus, this book helps you to master each topic before moving on...

    Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Designing Spaces for Natural Ventilation

    An Architect's Guide

    By Ulrike Passe, Francine Battaglia

    Buildings can breathe naturally, without the use of mechanical systems, if you design the spaces properly. This accessible and thorough guide shows you how in more than 260 color diagrams and photographs illustrating case studies and CFD simulations. You can achieve truly natural ventilation,...

    Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Spon's Asia Pacific Construction Costs Handbook, Fifth Edition

    Edited by LANGDON & SEAH

    Highlights the Economies and Construction Industries of the Asia-Pacific Region Spon’s Asia-Pacific Construction Costs Handbook: Fifth Edition provides overarching construction cost data for 16 countries: • Brunei • Cambodia • China • Hong Kong • India • Indonesia • Japan • Malaysia • Myanmar...

    Published April 29th 2015 by CRC Press

  7. 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...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Measuring Construction

    Prices, Output and Productivity

    Edited by Rick Best, Jim Meikle

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

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Designing the British Post-War Home

    Kenneth Wood, 1948-1968

    By Fiona Fisher

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    In Designing the British Post-War Home Fiona Fisher explores the development of modern domestic architecture in Britain through a detailed study of the work of the successful Surrey-based architectural practice of Kenneth Wood. Wood’s firm is representative of a geographically distinct category of...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Altruism by Design

    How To Effect Social Change as an Architect

    By Adam R. Wilmes

    Altruism by Design: How to Effect Social Change as an Architect is meant to prepare the individual designer – whether a student or practicing professional – for a career dedicated to serving communities in need through design and construction. It will help you understand the complexities,...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge