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  1. Architectural System Structures

    Integrating Design Complexity in Industrialised Construction

    By Kasper Sánchez Vibæk

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    This book proposes a system structure in architectural design that conceptualises a systemic level in architecture and construction that lies between general construction techniques and specific architectural results. In order to make such a system structure operational, the elaboration of a model...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 May 30th 2014 by IHS BRE Press

  3. Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management and Life Extension

    Edited by Airong Chen, Dan M. Frangopol, Xin Ruan

    Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management and Life Extension contains the lectures and papers presented at IABMAS 2014, the Seventh International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2014), held in Shanghai, China, July 7-11, 2014. This set consists of a book of abstracts...

    Published May 26th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Understanding NEC3: Engineering and Construction Short Contract

    A Practical Handbook

    By Kelvin Hughes

    As usage of the NEC (formerly the New Engineering Contract) family of contracts continues to grow worldwide, so does the importance of understanding its clauses and nuances to everyone working in the built environment. This set of contracts, currently in the third edition, is different to...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Approved Document L2B

    Conservation of fuel and power (existing buildings other than dwellings)

    By Dclg

    Building Regulations Part L: Approved Document L1B (2013 edition, effective 6 April 2014) requires a 25% improvement over 2006 standards for every new home. An aggregate approach for improvement of new non-domestic buildings delivers an improvement of 25% overall, rather than for each individual...

    Published April 30th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  6. From Intelligent to Smart Cities

    Edited by Mark Deakin, Husam Al Waer

    The concept of smart cities offers a revolutionary vision of urban design for sustainability. Utilizing the intelligent application of new technologies, smart cities also incorporate considerations of social and environmental capital in order to transform the life and work of cities. This book...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Building Construction Handbook

    10th Edition

    By Roy Chudley, Roger Greeno

    The Building Construction Handbook is THE authoritative reference for all construction students and professionals. Its detailed drawings clearly illustrate the construction of building elements, and have been an invaluable guide for builders since 1988. The principles and processes of construction...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Acoustics of Small Rooms

    By Mendel Kleiner, Jiri Tichy

    Much time is spent working out how to optimize the acoustics of large rooms, such as auditoria, but the acoustics of small rooms and environments can be just as vital. The expensive sound equipment of a recording studio or the stereo in a car or living room is likewise rendered useless if the...

    Published April 14th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Building Regulations in Brief

    8th Edition

    By Ray Tricker, Samantha Alford

    This eighth edition of the most popular and trusted guide to the building regulations is the most comprehensive revision yet. It reflects all the latest amendments to Building Regulations, Planning Permission and the Approved Documents A,B,C, H, K, P, Regulation 7 incorporating all amendments up to...

    Published April 6th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Air Conditioning

    A Practical Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By David V. Chadderton

    David Chadderton's Air Conditioning is the complete introduction and reference guide for students and practitioners of air conditioning design, installation and maintenance. The scientific principles involved are introduced with the help of case studies and exercises, and downloadable spreadsheets...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge