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  1. Illustrated Dictionary of Building

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Brett

    An Illustrated Dictionary of Building is ideal for practitioners and students on GNVQ, NVQ Construction and The Built Environment and Building Craft Operative courses. The guide is also useful reference for those in Higher Education on Professional, Architectural and other associated courses with a...

    Published December 2nd 1997 by Routledge

  2. Green Building Handbook: Volume 1

    A Guide to Building Products and their Impact on the Environment

    By Tom Woolley, Sam Kimmins, Rob Harrison, Paul Harrison

    Environmentally responsible building involves resolving many conflicting issues and requirements. Each stage in the design process from the fundamental decisions about what, where and even whether to build has implications for the environment. Evolving out of the success of Green Building Digest, a...

    Published November 27th 1997 by Routledge

  3. The Building Acts and Regulations Applied

    Buildings for Public Assembly and Residential Use

    By C.M.H. Barritt

    This book forms part of a unique, highly practical and time-saving three volume presentation of the Building Regulations, each book covering all the regulations relating to specific building usage. The chapters of each volume form self-contained units covering all the Regulation requirements...

    Published November 14th 1997 by Routledge

  4. The Technology of Building Defects

    By John Hinks, Geoff Cook

    The Technology of Building Defects has been developed to provide a unique review of the subject. Defects are considered as part of the whole building rather than in isolation. General educational objectives are set out which offer the reader the opportunity of self-assessment. Each section is...

    Published October 30th 1997 by Routledge

  5. Global Environmental Change

    A Natural and Cultural Environmental History, 2nd Edition

    By Antoinette Mannion

    Now in its second edition. This text has been extensively revised and rewritten to reflect the growth in environmental research during the last decade. Human-induced environmental change is occurring at such a rapid rate that, inevitably, the fundamental processes involved in biogeochemical cycling...

    Published October 21st 1997 by Routledge

  6. Building Services Engineering Spreadsheets

    By David Chadderton

    Building Services Engineering Spreadsheets is a versatile, user friendly tool for design calculations. Spreadsheet application software is readily understandable since each formula is readable in the location where it is used. Each step in the development of these engineering solutions is fully...

    Published October 16th 1997 by Routledge

  7. Multi-purpose High-rise Towers and Tall Buildings

    Edited by H.R. Viswanath, Jurek Tolloczko, J.N. Clarke

    Interest continues to develop in the design and construction of high-rise towers and tall buildings, structures with heights ranging from 75m to 500m and even more. This volume presents the papers from the third in a series of international conferences on the subject, organised by the International...

    Published October 9th 1997 by CRC Press

  8. Solar Energy in Building Renovation

    By Chiel Boonstra

    The first in this series of four brochures introduces the main strategies and considerations in solar design. The other three brochures cover major renovation concepts: glazed balconies and galleries; solar walls and transparent insulation; and solar collectors.;The brochures, as a set, provide an...

    Published October 1st 1997 by Routledge

  9. Mortars and Cements


    By L.J. Vicat, J. Hawkesworth, J. T. Smith

    L. J. Vicat's investigations into the nature and use of limes first appeared in this English language edition in 1837 translated by Captain J. T. Smith, with the inclusion of extensive notes on developments in England at that time. Vicat's work is of immense interest and importance as it critically...

    Published October 1st 1997 by Routledge

  10. Observations on Limes

    By C.W. Paley

    This volume represents a small part of the book Sir Charles Pasley wrote in 1838 which detailed his own experiments in the development of artificial cement for military uses. Whilst much of the first part of Pasley's work is of limited use to those involved with the care of historic buildings today...

    Published October 1st 1997 by Routledge