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  1. Ethnographic Research in the Construction Industry

    Edited by Sarah Pink, Dylan Tutt, Andrew Dainty

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The construction industry as a workplace is commonly seen as problematic for a number of reasons, including its worrying health and safety record, the instability of its workforce, and the poorly regulated nature of the sector. It is surprising therefore, that the sector and its working practices...

    Published August 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Delivering Sustainable Buildings

    Saving and Payback

    By Yetunde Abdul, Richard Quartermaine, David Sutton

    Research by Sweett Group and BRE has challenged the perception that sustainable buildings are necessarily more costly to build. By applying cost data from real construction projects to three case study buildings – an office, secondary school and community healthcare centre – detailed capital and...

    Published August 30th 2014 by IHS BRE Press

  3. Integrated Design and Cost Management for Civil Engineers

    By Andrew Whyte

    Find Practical Solutions to Civil Engineering Design and Cost Management Problems A guide to successfully designing, estimating, and scheduling a civil engineering project, Integrated Design and Cost Management for Civil Engineers shows how practising professionals can design fit-for-use solutions...

    Published August 26th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Common Sense Guide to Health and Safety in Construction

    By Subash Ludhra

    Series: Common Sense Guides to Health and Safety

    An essential and short guide for employees who need to know more about health and safety within the construction industry without wanting to spend hours reading dozens of different documents. Whether it’s for use alongside a training course or simply to brush up on your knowledge, it’s perfect for...

    Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Earthen Architecture: Past, Present and Future

    Edited by C. Mileto, F. Vegas, L. García Soriano, V. Cristini

    Earthen architecture is widespread all over the world and demonstrates a significant richness of varieties both in application and in materials used. This book discusses and debates the lessons that can be learned from earthen architecture to create sustainable architecture today, both for the...

    Published August 24th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Low Impact Living

    A Field Guide to Ecological, Affordable Community Building

    By Paul Chatterton

    Series: Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

    This book is the inspirational story of one project that shows you how you can become involved in building and running your neighbourhood. The author, co-founder of Lilac (Low Impact Living Affordable Community), along with other members of the community and the project team, explains how a group...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction

    ECPPM 2014

    Edited by Ardeshir Mahdavi, Bob Martens, Raimar Scherer

    In the last two decades, the biannual ECPPM (European Conference on Product and Process Modelling) conference series has provided a unique platform for the presentation and discussion of the most recent advances with regard to the ICT (Information and Communication Technology) applications in the...

    Published August 20th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Domestic Building Services Compliance Guide (for Part L 2013 edition)

    By Dclg

    This guide is referred to in the 2013 edition of Approved Document L1A and the 2010 edition of Approved Document L1B (as amended in 2013) for dwellings as a source of guidance on complying with Building Regulations requirements for space heating and hot water systems, mechanical ventilation,...

    Published August 19th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  9. Non-Domestic Building Services Compliance Guide (for Part L 2013 edition)

    By Dclg

    This guide is referred to in the 2013 edition of Approved Document L2A and the 2010 edition of Approved Document L2B (as amended in 2013) for non-domestic buildings as a source of guidance on complying with Building Regulations requirements for space heating and hot water systems, mechanical...

    Published August 19th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  10. External Fire Spread

    Building Separation and Boundary Distances, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Chitty

    While the risk of fire spread between buildings cannot be eliminated completely, the aim of calculating building separation distances is to ensure that ignition of a building adjacent to a fire is sufficiently delayed to allow the Fire Service to arrive on site and take preventative action. This...

    Published August 18th 2014 by IHS BRE Press