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  1. Manual of Purpose-Made Woodworking Joinery

    By Les Goring

    A practical introduction to woodworking and purpose-made joinery, this book starts with the basics of interpreting drawings and works right the way through to designing and making stairs. Les Goring introduces each chapter with a brief historical overview of the topic, then goes on to explain how...

    Published December 8th 2013 by Routledge

  2. EGLR 2013 V2

    Edited by Hazel Marshall

    Series: Estates Gazette Law Reports

    The Estates Gazette Law Reports are an indispensable reference for property law practitioners researching and advising on all aspects of landlord and tenant law, valuation, professional negligence, conveyancing, real property, leasehold enfranchisement and compensation. They comprise the law...

    Published December 8th 2013 by Estates Gazette

  3. Residential Retrofit

    Twenty Case Studies

    By Marion Baeli

    The essence of sustainability in buildings is their capability to adapt to change over time. The UK has a large housing stock that has been developed and evolved over generations, and become the fabric and character of our cities, towns and neighbourhoods. The capability of buildings to adapt to...

    Published December 8th 2013 by RIBA Publishing

  4. Energy Management in Industry

    The Earthscan Expert Guide

    By David Thorpe

    Series: Earthscan Expert

    Energy demand reduction is fast becoming a business activity for all companies and organisations because it can increase profits regardless of the nature of their core activity. The International Energy Agency believes that industry could improve its energy efficiency and reduce carbon dioxide...

    Published December 5th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Innovation, Strategy and Risk in Construction

    Turning Serendipity into Capability

    By Martin Loosemore

    Innovation, Strategy and Risk in Construction integrates insights from business and government leaders with contemporary research, to help built environment professionals turn serendipity to their own advantage by building greater innovative and adaptive capacity into their operations. Accessible...

    Published December 1st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Development and Planning Law / Compulsory Purchase and Compensation Bundle

    This bundle is essential for any student studying planning, real estate and construction law as part of their wider degree programme. The books are also the ideal desk reference for the surveyor and legal expert. Development and Planning Law Written by two experienced experts on law and the UK...

    Published November 25th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Construction of Houses / Understanding Housing Defects Bundle

    This bundle offers the ideal combination for any student surveyor or professional wanting an easy to use desk reference. Perfect for those on Construction, Real Estate, Architecture and Built Environment courses. The fifth edition of The Construction of Houses is aimed specifically at those...

    Published November 25th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Energy Management in Buildings

    The Earthscan Expert Guide

    By David Thorpe

    Series: Earthscan Expert

    The role of the energy manager has evolved significantly as the task of cutting greenhouse gas emissions from buildings has become increasingly important. Managers are now technical experts, negotiators, construction project managers, procurement specialists, efficiency advocates and often provide...

    Published November 24th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Staircases

    History, Repair and Conservation

    Edited by James W. P. Campbell, Michael Tutton

    The staircase dates back to the very beginning of architectural history. Virtually every significant building from the ziggurats of ancient Mesopotamia to the present day, has not only contained one or more staircases, but has celebrated them. For such an apparently simple part of a building they...

    Published November 19th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Skins, Envelopes, and Enclosures

    Concepts for Designing Building Exteriors

    By Mayine L. Yu

    Integrate the best building envelope construction methods, materials science, and structural principles in your work using this book as a resource to help you… With more than seventy significant case studies located in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia from prehistory to the present,...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge